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City of Colorado Springs / Fire / Frequently Asked Questions / Business Information

Frequently Asked Questions - Fire
Business Information

Q: How does my out-of-town alarm company contact the Fire Department?

A: They can call our dispatch center at 719-444-7000.

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Q: Can I schedule someone to come out and help me build an evacuation plan?

A: For commercial businesses, we have a Business Outreach Program. For more information call 719-385-7249.

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Q: I need to have a business inspected.

A: Contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978.

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Q: Code questions.

A: For New Construction call 719-385-7324.

For Fire Systems call 719-385-7361.

For existing buildings contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978.

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Q: Who do I report the poor condition of our apartment building to?

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For Fire Code issues (i.e., smoke detectors, blocked exits) contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978.

For Housing and Health issues (i.e., unfit living conditions, overgrown weeds) contact Code Enforcement at 719-444-7891.

For Building Code issues (i.e., bars on windows) contact Regional Building Department at 719-327-2880.

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Q: I need assistance with my Knox Box.

A: For New Construction, remodels, tenant finishes, or any other project requiring plan review and permits, contact the Construction Services Office at 719-385-5982.

 

For existing buildings, where no construction is involved, contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978.

 



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Q: A Fire Lane is blocked. Who do I notify?

A: The Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978 or the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000.

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Q: I need a permit.

A: 

For Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression permits contact Construction Services at 385-5982.

For all other permits, contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978.

Open burning also requires a permit from the Health Department. Contact 719-578-3137.

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Q: I need an environmental assessment done on a piece of property.

A: 

Contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-7292.

There are fees associated with this research.



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Q: I need to set up some fire drills for my business.

A: Contact Community Services at 719-385-7249.

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Q: I would like to post information about my business in all the fire stations and/or make a special deal to all the firefighters.

A: Any special or discount offers must be provided to all City Employees. This discount information is posted on the City of Colorado Springs intranet. The intranet is an internal network, accessible only by employees, used to share company information among employees. For more information regarding posting information on the intranet, please contact the Colorado Springs Fire Department by e-mail at CSFDWeb@springsgov.com .

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Q: I need a plan reviewed. Who do I contact?

A: Contact Construction Services at 719-385-5982.

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