Summit Fire & EMS and Red, White & Blue Fire (Breckenridge & Blue River) and the towns within Summit County as well as Summit County itself have adopted the 2018 International Fire Code with amendments.

Additional codes and policies:


Permits can be applied for by clicking the "Apply for Permit" box above. Permit fees are due at time of application by electronic check or credit card. Email SFE at if you have further questions. 

A fire-department permit is required for all:

  • Tenant Finishes/Remodels
  • New Construction (including commercial buildings and residential buildings with three or more attached dwelling units)
  • Life Safety Systems
  • Other permits required by the currently adopted fire code as amended

When work has been started without the receipt of a permit, the permit fee will be doubled.

All Summit Fire & EMS permits shall be maintained on the site of permitted work; this can be done electronically.

Summit Fire & EMS fee schedule

    Additional Application Documents

    Guideline for SFE Fire Inspections under COVID-19 safety protocols

    Small Pile burn Permits

    Large Pile Burn Permit

    Fire Mitigation Permit

    2022 Business Resource List