Fire Prevention Services & Fees

The Sherborn Fire & Rescue Department prides itself on it's role in reducing risk in the community by providing Fire Prevention services. 

Please use the link below to schedule an inspection and when prompted, choose the top 3 dates that work best for you. The Department will reach out to you, and will make every effort to accomodate your request. Inspections are typically done between 9am and 3pm, Monday through Friday. Note: All failed inspections may be subject to a re-inspection fee due at time of re-inspection.

Click Here to Purchase Fire Alarm/CO Detector Inspection Online

For any Fire Prevention services related questions, please reach out to Lt. Kristin Buckler: kbuckler@sherbornfire.com or (508)653-3270 ext. 413. 

Per Chapter 3, Section 15 of the Sherborn Town By-Laws:

In addition to the Fire Chief's authority under the State Board of Fire Prevention Regulations, the Fire Chief or the Fire Chief's designee may require review by an independent third party with expertise in the matter of any proposed or completed work, plans, construction, applications, or other matters requirng fire fire protection, fire code, or fire department review. Such third party review shall be at the applicant's expense.

Schedule of Fees

PermitsFee

Burning Permits - Outdoor/Agricultural (per location)

$10.00

Blasting (Detail required, 4hr. Min)

$75.00

Black Powder & Ammunition (Private Use)

$50.00

Explosives Storage

$75.00

Fire Alarm Installation/Alteration/26F (residential)

$60.00

Fire Alarm Installation/Alteration (commercial)

$75.00

Fireworks Display (Detail required, 4hr. Min)

$100.00

Floor Finishing Permit (more than 4 units)

$75.00

Oil Tank Installation

$60.00 per tank

Oil Tank Removal

$60.00 per tank

Oil Burner Installation or Alteration

$60.00

Outdoor Burning

$10.00

Salamanders (temp. heating for uninhabited space)

$60.00

Sprinkler Install/Alteration Permit (commercial)

$75.00

Fire Inspection Services

Fee

Building Plan Review (residential, single family)

$100.00

Building Plan Review - Commercial

 

Under 6,000 square feet

$150.00

6,000 - 12,000 square feet

$200.00

12,000+ square feet

$250.00

Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection

$60.00

Fire Alarm Plan Review (residential)

$75.00

Fire Alarm Plan Review (commercial)

$100.00

Propane Tank Installation/Storage

$60.00

Residential Smoke Detector Inspection

$60.00

Sprinkler Plan Review (residential - single family)

$100.00

Sprinkler Plan Review (residential - all other)

Fee based upon cost charged by 3rd party expert

Sprinkler Plan Review (commercial - all)

Fee based upon cost charged by 3rd party expert

Tank Truck Inspections

$60.00 per unit

Transfer Tank inspections

$60.00 per unit

Additional Services

Fee

21E Environmental Information Requests

Hourly by statute

Plan Review

Hourly by statute

Public Information Requests

Hourly by statute

Copies

Based on state statute

Report Copies

Based on state statute