Routine Fire Inspections
In accordance with Section 291-4(F) of the Grand Chute Municipal Code, "the Fire Department shall inspect or cause to be inspected all premises on a periodic basis and shall make such orders as may be necessary for the enforcement of the laws and ordinances governing the same and for the safeguarding of life and property from fire." The frequency of inspections is determined through the analysis of several factors including, but not limited to the use of the building or occupancy, the presence of fire protection systems and features, and special hazards or processes associated with the structure. Inspections may be conducted on an annual or semi-annual basis.
Fire Department Compliance Inspections (Pre-Occupancy)
In accordance with Section 291-4(F) of the Grand Chute Municipal Code, no person shall occupy a building or structure covered under Ch. SPS 350-365, Wis. Adm. Code, the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code, or the locally adopted IFC used for public assembly, industrial, institutional, multifamily, office, or mercantile purposes until such building has applied for a permit and has been inspected by the fire department.
Fire Protection Systems Acceptane Testing
In accordance with Section 291-4(E) of the Grand Chute Municipal Code, any work done to fire protection systems which require State of Wisconsin Approved Plans shall be subject to an acceptance test to be witnessed and approved by the Fire Code Official prior to occupying any portion of the building or structure.
Tent and Membrane Structure Inspections
In accordance with Section 291-7 of the Grand Chute Municipal Code, Tents and air-supported, air inflated or tensioned membrane structures having an area in excess of 200 square feet and canopies in excess of 400 square feet shall not be erected, operated or maintained without first obtaining a permit and inspection from the Fire Department.