Flammable / Combustible Liquids or Tank Permit

This permit applies to the installation, removal, or alteration of above and underground tanks housing Class I, II, IIIA flammable and combustible liquids. Included in this permit are associated product lines, vent lines, and dispensers.

For this application to be complete, you will need specific documentation, depending on the permit request.

New Installation

For new installations of tanks, please have the following materials ready for your application:

  • Plans showing details for all tanks, piping, dispensers, sumps, monitor well (if applicable), interstitial monitoring, pipe trench detail, tank pit cross section, fill material, dead man details, overall site plan with distances.
  • Manufacturer cut sheets for all installed equipment related to installation of tank.
  • Statement of soil type and proposed laybacks.

Removal, Abandon or Dispose

To remove, leave or dispose of a tank, you will need the following materials ready for your application:

  • Prevention Plan Drawings (Site plan) showing location of tank in relation to surrounding area.
  • Statement of operation including type of tank, size, contents, means of removing contents and vapor, and fill type for abandonments.

Product or Vent Line Alteration

To change the ventalation system of your tank, please have the following materials ready for your application:

  • Prevention Plan Drawings (Site plan) showing location of tanks, lines, and dispensers involved in alteration.
  • Statement of operation describing alterations to be made.
  • Manufacturer cut sheets for all new equipment.

Application

The City of Boise has recently launched a new online licensing system that allows you to apply for your fire operational permit online. First time users of this system will be required to set up an account.

  1. Login here
    • First time user? You'll need to create an account.
  2. After logging in, click "APPLY > FIRE PERMIT" in the top menu bar.
    • Review and accept the online disclaimer and complete the application.
    • In your application you will have the capability to request an inspection date and time. Note that the Fire Department will contact you directly to confirm your inspection time.

For questions or additional information on the new system, please visit the Permitting & Licensing FAQ's.