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Does the Fire Prevention Bureau accept cash as a payment for permits?

No. The only forms of payment the Cleveland Fire Prevention Bureau takes is check or money order; payable to the City Of Cleveland.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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Does the Fire Prevention Bureau conduct fire extinguisher training? If NOT can you refer me to someone who does?

The Bureau does not conduct fire extinguisher training. Those who service/supply your extinguishers should be able to provide you with training and answers to questions about their equipment.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q771
How do we get the Fire Department's Smoke House to come to our event?

Please call 216.664.6386

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q773
How can I have my swimming pool filled by the City?

After obtaining a permit from the Cleveland Division of Water, you can use a fire hydrant to fill a pool. Permit cost is based on the size of the pool. Please contact your local rental center for a hose and fittings. The Division of Fire does not supply equipment to assist in accessing hydrants and does not fill swimming pools.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q774
Are outdoor Christmas lights on trees legal?

You can decorate trees in your residential property, but make sure to keep them well-hydrated.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q775
Are fire permits needed for festivals?

You will need a Temporary Hazardous Substance Permit for anything 5 consecutive days or less. Permit cost is $20.00 payable to the City of Cleveland.

If you are using diesel, you may also need a permit for a generator. The size of the tank to determine the permit cost.

You should obtain this permit 10 days prior to the event.

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Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 7:41pm

Q776
Can I get the hazardous substance permit applications on line?

Not at this time. You must comply with the City Ordinance concerning these substances, which you can see here. Please call 216.664.6664 for further information.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q777
Can you fax the hazardous substance permit applications?

Some applications can be faxed (as long as the application is copied onto a two-sided sheet). We do NOT accept two separate sheets. Due to the color of other applications they cannot be faxed such as: Tank removal, Tank Installation and any of the duplicate forms.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q778
What is the cost on a home inspection from the Fire Prevention Bureau?

The cost is $32.50. Payment should be made with a money order or a business check. (No cash, or personal checks).

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q779
How can I obtain a fire report, and is there a cost for it?

You can mail a request or pick up a copy in person at 1645 Superior Ave. 44114. The cost of the fire report is $0.05 a page.

The Fire Prevention Bureau is open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

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Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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