Fire Codes & Permits

Fire Codes

In an effort to better protect its citizens, the City of Springfield has adopted the 2018 International Fire Code. You may view the entire code, or a summary of items of interest below.  To report a non-emergency fire code violation, please contact us.  For emergencies, dial 911.
Fire code requirements for assembly occupancies
Occupancy load
Smoke alarms in rental properties
Landlord/owner responsibilities
LP Gas and Charcoal Grills
Fire lanes
Recreational Fires

Fire Permits

The Fire Prevention Division of the Springfield Fire Department coordinates the permitting process for various required permits issued within the City of Springfield. The following detail these permits, their requirements and fee schedule. To obtain the listed permits information click on the links below or call the Springfield Fire Department at 417-874-2300.

Please note: No refunds will be issued for any permits.
Blasting Permit
Bonfire Permit
Fireworks Permit
Off Gas Permit
Tent Permit