Fire Plan Review
The Richland County Fire Marshal’s Office is responsible for reviewing site and construction plans for new construction, as well as existing development in the unincorporated areas of Richland County to ensure compliance with governing fire codes, based on use.
Site Plan Review
Richland County’s Fire Marshal’s Office reviews the following site plans as part of the 17 day Development Review Cycle for specific fire service features.
Change of Use
Major Land Development
Minor Land Development
The requirements for the plan review for these types of permits are outlined on the Site Plan Checklist
Construction Plan Review
Richland County’s Fire Marshal’s Office requires the submission of construction documents and plans for the installation of all fire protection systems and modifications to existing systems projects prior to the issuance of permits. The following permits may be required:
Fire Alarm Submittal
Sprinkler Systems Submittal
Automatic Fire Suppression Submittal
In addition to site and construction plan review, the Fire Marshal’s Office also requires submission of plans for the following assemblies and uses:
Temporary Tents/Membrane Structures
The Special Event Form shall be completed for the review of these applications.
Electronic Plan Submission
To view information about Electronic Plan Submission, please click here.