Permit Applications

Permits required by ordinance shall be obtained from the code official. Permit fees, if any, shall be paid prior to the issuance of the permit. Issued permits shall be kept on the premises designated therein at all times and shall be readily available for inspection by the code official.

Application for a permit required by the ordinance shall be made to the code official in such form and detail as prescribed by the code official. Applications for permits shall be accompanied by such plans as prescribed by the code official.


FORMS



APPLICATIONS

  • Fire Alarm Permit Application
    Before any fire alarm or detection system or component is installed, enlarged, extended or modified; a permit shall be obtained from the code official. This shall include auxiliary devices such as magnetic locks, electronic locks, or any device or relay connected to or controlled by the fire alarm or detection system. All work must be performed by a qualified installer who is properly licensed and/or certified to perform such work as determined by the code official. Construction documents shall be reviewed by the code official prior to the issuance of the permit. Upon issuance of the permit, the permit must be posted at the job site in plain view.
  • Fire Suppression Permit Application
    Before any fire suppression system or component is installed, enlarged, extended or modified; a permit shall be obtained from the code official. This shall include any device or relay connected to or controlled by the fire suppression system. All work must be performed by a qualified installer who is properly licensed and/or certified to perform such work as determined by the code official. Construction documents shall be reviewed by the code official prior to the issuance of the permit. Upon issuance of the permit, the permit must be posted at the job site in plain view.
  • Fireworks Permit Application
    The possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling and use of fireworks shall bein compliance with the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, Act No. 256, Public Actsof 2011 and any amendments thereto, and Troy ordinance. An operational permit is required for ignition, discharge and use of agricultural or wildlife fireworks, articles pyrotechnic, public display fireworks before a proximate audience, or special effects fireworks as stipulated in the ordinance. Application for permits required under Section 105.6.14.1 shall be made in writing at least 15 days in advance of the date of the public display. The possession and distribution of fireworks for such use and display shall be lawful under the terms and conditions approved with the permit and for only that purpose. A permit granted hereunder shall not be transferable nor shall any such permit be extended beyond the time set forth therein unless approved by the fire official.   
  • Hazardous Materials Permit Application
    An operational permit is required to store, transport on site, dispense, use or handle hazardous materials in excess of the amounts listed in the "Hazardous Materials Reporting Document."


HAZARDOUS MATERIALS DOCUMENTS



OCCUPANCY PERMITS

  • Occupancy Permit Commercial
    An occupancy permit allows the applicant to occupy existing premises for the purpose of conducting or operating a business.
  • Occupancy Permit Office-Retail
    An occupancy permit allows the applicant to occupy existing premises for the purpose of conducting or operating a business.


OPEN BURN INFORMATION

  • Open Burn Permit Application
    This permit application is for approved open burning including recognized silvicultural or range or wildlife management practices, management of prairie grasses and plants, prevention or control of disease or pests, or a bonfire.
  • Open Burn Requirements
    This document defines open burning practices allowed; what is, and what is not allowed to be burned; extinguishment authority


SPECIAL EVENT INFORMATION

  • Special Events Application
    An operational permit is required to operate/conduct special events including exhibits, crafts and trade shows.
  • Special Events Procedural Guidelines
    This document explains the reason for the permit, the types of events which require this permit, and the process to follow to obtain a permit.

Did You Know?

  • Troy is the largest fire department in Oakland County and the largest volunteer/combination fire department in Michigan.
  • Troy's Insurance Services Office (ISO) rating of 3 places it in the top 3.4% of communities nation-wide.
  • The Troy Fire Department has a "Safety Committee" comprised of select career staff members and representative fire fighters from each of the six stations. This committee meets to research, evaluate, and recommend new equipment purchases including personal protective equipment, tools, hose, and apparatus. This process helps ensure fire fighters will have the necessary equipment to meet our profession's ever changing needs.
  • The Troy Fire Department has a "Technology Committee" comprised of select career staff members and representative fire fighters from each of the six stations. This committee meets to research, evaluate, and recommend technology upgrades including hardware and software applications. This process helps ensure the department equips its fire fighters with the latest technology to enhance safety and efficiency.
  • The Troy Fire Department hosts a career Exploring program through the Boy Scouts of America. Since 1996 the Post has performed many community service projects and continues to receive ongoing training from Fire Department members.