To promote safe and competent construction guidelines within the City of Victoria, all residential and commercial construction projects must be permitted through the City of Victoria Development Services Department at 700 Main Center, Suite 128, Victoria, TX 77901. Please call  (361) 485-3320 for more information. 

In addition, residential or commercial construction projects that require a fire protection system require those systems to be permitted through the Fire Marshal’s office. Our office is located at 9805 NE Zac Lentz Parkway, Victoria, TX, 77901. For questions, please call (361) 485-3460.

Fees for Fire Department Services & Permits

Foster Home
$35
Day Care within residential building
$35
Day Care within commercial building
$75
Group Home within residential building
$35
Group Home within commercial building
$75
Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
$100 for 1st building $50 each additional building
Hospital (single story)
$200
Hospital (multi story)
$300
Hospital Partial Inspection (non annual)
$100
Hospital Inspection Report (Separate Agencies or Operators)
$25
Free Standing ER or Urgent Care Facilities
$75
Dialysis Center
$75
After Hours Inspection
$60/hour (2) hour minimum
No Permit Penalty (1st Offense)
$250
No Permit Penalty (Each Subsequent Offense)
$350
Re-Inspection Fee  (After 2nd Inspection)
$50  Each Additional Inspection
Fuel Dispenser 
$25 per Dispenser
Fuel Tank Removal 
$75 per Tank
Fuel Tank Installation
$75
Fire Protection System (Fire Pump)
$100
Fire Protection System (Standpipe)
$75
Automatic Sprinkler System

$100 plus $1.00 per sprinkler head

Underground Sprinkler System Lead-In
$50
Sprinkler System Re-model (1-19) sprinkler heads
$50
Smoke Control System 
$50
Fire Alarm System 
$100 plus $1.00 per fire alarm device
Fire Alarm system Re-Model (1-5) alarm devices
$50
Automatic Extinguishing Systems: (Clean Agent, Paint Booth,etc.)
$100
Commercial Kitchen Suppression System 
$75
Fireworks, Flame Effects, Pyrotechnic Displays  (Permit)
$75 per day

Fireworks, Flame Effect, Pyrotechnic Display

(Fire Marshal On Site For Event)

 $30 per hour
Open Burning Permit

Agricultural:  $75 per day

Commercial:  $150 per day