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For an overview of our commercial inspection process, please refer to the Commercial Fire Inspection Guidelines (PDF)
- RCFMO Signage Requirements (PDF)
- Fire Permit Application (PDF)
- Third Party Plan Review Guidelines (PDF)
- Fire Permit Fees (PDF)
- Above Slab Vertical Construction Checklist (PDF)
- Knox Box Guidelines
- CO Pre-Inspection Checklist (PDF)
- Business Emergency Contact Form (PDF)
The Fire Marshal’s Office assists in development by sitting on the Development Review Committee (DRC) with other departments within the city. The DRC attempts to identify and resolve code issues in the earliest stages of a project. Request to meet with the DRC by completing the DRC Pre-Application (PDF).
Plan Review, Permitting, and Inspection Process
Step 1 - Refer to our Fire Permit Application (PDF) to determine if Third Party Plan Review (PDF) is required prior to plan submittal. On the last page, you will find a list of approved Third Party Review Firms
Step 2 - Each type of permit has an associated guideline document to assist you with submittal requirements, code compliance, and related inspection requirements. Please carefully read the associated guideline document prior to submittal
- Access Control / Delayed Egress (PDF)
- CO2 Beverage Dispensing (PDF)
- Construction Above Ground Fuel Tank (PDF)
- Emergency Responder Radio Coverage / BDA (PDF)
- Fire Alarm (PDF)
- Fire Sprinkler (PDF)
- High Piled / High Rack Storage (PDF)
- Kitchen Hood Systems (PDF)
- Opticom and Access Controlled Gates (PDF)
- Traffic Calming Devices (PDF)
- Underground Fire Line (PDF)
Step 3 -Plans, fire permits, third-party review, and other required documentation shall be submitted via MyGov. If you are not set up as a collaborator with MyGov, you will need to create an account. Click here for instructions on how to become a collaborator with MyGov. If you need additional assistance, call 972.524.4819 or email email@example.com.
Step 4 - Once plans are reviewed and accepted, you will submit payment for plan review either in person at 305 N. Arch St., Royse City, TX 75189, by mail via check, or online at MyGov.
Checks are payable to the City of Royse City
Attn: Royse City Fire Marshal’s Office
PO Box 638
Royse City, TX 75189
Step 5 - Once work has been completed, call for inspection at 972.524.4819 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Review the corresponding Guidelines for inspections required for your project.
Fire inspection and acceptance testing are required on all permitted submittals. Refer to our Commercial Fire Inspections Guidelines (PDF) for details and requirements for scheduling inspections. Any violations are documented and require reinspection until a passing inspection is obtained. A Construction Final and Certificate of Occupancy are required prior to occupancy.
Hydrant Flow Tests
Flow tests are required to be witnessed by the Royse City Fire Marshal’s Office and Public Works Department. Contact our office to schedule by calling 972.524.4819 or emailing email@example.com
Commercial Open Burning
Permits are required for commercial open burning and trench burning for commercial property land clearing only. Trench burning also requires a GOP permit from TCEQ.
- Burn Permit Application (PDF)
- Open Outdoor Burning Guideline (PDF)
- Trench Burning Guideline (PDF)
- TCEQ Outdoor Burning Guidelines (PDF)
Burn permit application and other required documentation shall be submitted via MyGov.