​​​​Forms & Applications Page

​​​Section 1 - Shape​ Phx​​

​​Website:  The Shape Phx portal is https://shapephx.phoenix.gov/s/

Instr​uctions to apply for a new Fire permit/inspection in Shape Phx 

​- use this if you have never had a permit issued from Shape PHX even if you have an existing business.

Instructions to renew a Fire permit/inspection in Shape PHX permit​ 

​​- use this if you are renewing a Shape PHX permit. Shape permit numbers do not change, a renewal will use the existing AOP (Annual Operating Permit) number and add the year at the end.

Fire Prevention has transitioned to a new time savings and customer friendly permitting system called Shape Phx effective June 6, 2022. This system provides an enhanced user experience with easier navigation and more self-service options for you, our customer. Shape Phx manages application intake, inspection requests, workflow, permit status, and reports. This new secure system significantly benefits our customers through improved customer service, added transparency, and increased efficiency of services that the Phoenix Fire Department provides to our community. The best part of Shape Phx for our customers is the “Shape Phx Customer Portal." 

The Portal is available 24/7 and allows customers that register to do the following from any location; submit applications, check plan review status, request meetings with staff, upload documents, request inspections and pay fees online. 

If your application request is for one or more of the below permits, you will now need to complete the application process online. 

Applications for these permits will no longer be accepted via any other method for processing.

    • Hospitals & Nursing Care Facilities ​​​Medical Facilities ​
    • Day Care and Child Care Facilities 
    • Sober Living Homes​
    • Behavioral Health Facilities and Group Homes ​​
    • Assisted Living Facilities 
    • ​Developmentally Disabled Group Homes 
    • Educational Facilities (K-12) 
    • Malls 
    • Certificate of Fitness for Blasters and Pyrotechnics
​​You may also contact Fire Prevention at 602-262-6771 or pfd.prevention@phoenix.gov​_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
​ Section 2 - ​Fire Construction
​​​ - When applying for a permit with Fire Prevention it is important to note the following are required as part of the submittal and permit application process.
  • ​Site Plans & Fire Protection Systems require hard copy plan submittal. Documents shall be drawn to scale and printed to scale.
  • Electronic media documents are allowed to be submitted where approved by the fire code official for any non-life safety equipment. 
  • Construction documents shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of this code and relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
  • Two sets of accurate and legible plans shall be submitted to the fire code official for approval prior to the issuance of a permit, in the following scale:  Site Plans [1 inch = 50 feet]       Fire Protection Systems [1/8 inch = 1 foot]  Use for: Hydrant Flow Test, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Pump, Standpipe, Alt. Surface Fire Apparatus Access, Fire Alarm, Fire Line/ Civil, Kitchen Hood
  • Other scales may be used with prior approval from the fire code official.
  • Submittals require a bar graph scale on each page and directional arrow. 
​A Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) may be required with the permit application. Click here to obtain a copy of the current CofO.  ​

Section 3 - ​Operational Permit Application Forms
Agro Industrial and Solid Biomass


Amusement Buildings, Haunted Houses & Mazes


Aviation Facility​​

Battery Energy Storage Systems Over the Counter 

​​Battery, Commercial Installation

Battery & Solar Combo Over the Counter​ ​



Open Flame and Candles

Carbon Dioxide Systems

​Cellulose Nitrate​​

Combustible Dust or Fiber Producing Operations

​Combustible Storage Including Wood Products & Idle Pallets

Consumer Fireworks Sales ​​

Controlled Burn

Dry Cleaning Facility

​​Fire Performers

​​FITM (Fire Inspection, Testing & Maintenance) Plan Review Application

FITM (Fire Inspection, Testing & Maintenance) OTC Permit

Flammable/Combustible Tank: Abandon, Removal, Slurry Fill, Pump Out, and Temporarily Place out of Service

Flammable/Combustible Dispenser Change Out OTC

​​Flammable Finish Operations

Floor Finishing

Fruit and Crop Ripening Facility

Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging

​General Fire Inspection​​

​​Hazardous Material Facility Permit Application

Hazardous Materials Inventory Spreadsheet ​- (Excel spreadsheet)

​​Hazardous Materials Production (HMP) Facility

High-Piled Storage Facility Operating Permit​ ​​

Hot Work Per​mit​ / Program​​​

​Industrial Ovens​​

LP-Gas Exchange Program

​LP-Gas Operating Permit

​​LP-Gas Flame Effect Permit​​

LP-Gas Tank - <125 gallons, Slurry Fill, Flare off or Abandon

Lumber Yards and Woodworking Facilities


Miscellaneous Combustible Storage

​Mobile Fleet Fueling Operations - Vehicle & Site Permits​

​​Motor Vehicle Fuel Dispensing Facility

Mulch Yard

Open Burning​​

Organic Coating Manufacturing

Pallet Facility

Plant Extraction Facility

Place of Assembly​​

​​Private Hydrant Flow Test​ ​​         Public Hydrant Flow Test

Pyrotechnics / Fireworks Indoor Display​​​​​​

​Pyrotechnics / Fireworks Outdoor Display​​

Pyroxylin Plastics

Refrigeration Equipment

Removal Permit​ ​(fire protection equipment) 

Repair Garages

Rooftop Heliport Operation

​Salvage or Junkyard Operation​​​

Semi Conductor Facility

Solar Photovoltaic Power Systems Over the Counter​

Solar & Battery Combo Over the Counter​​

​Solar, Commercial Installation

Special Event Indoor Assembly

Special Event Outdoor Assembly​​​

Tents and Temporary Membrane Structures

Temporary Indoor Building Use

Tire Rebuilding Operation

​Tire Storage 

​Trade Shows & Exhibits 

Vehicle Display

Waste Handling or Recycling Operations

Welding Permit

Wrecking Yards

Woodworking Operations

Section 4 - ​Other Forms


Special Event Outdoor Assembly.pdf