Fee Schedule

Notice of Fire Department Fee Changes

On September 17, 2013, the McKinney Fire Department adopted the following fee schedule for inspection, plan review and permits.

Inspection Fees

  • Re-inspection fee - $50 first re-inspection, $100 per subsequent re-inspection.
  • Inspection fees for which no fire fee was assessed, per hour - $100
The above re-inspection fee would be assessed upon the first re-inspection after an initial failed inspection to which a permit was issued.

For permits that are issued for work not associated with a Building Permit Number or new construction project, an Inspection Fee of $100 is assessed prior to any inspections being performed.

Plan Review Fees

  • Plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to plans - $100
All plan reviews sent back for revisions (first, second, third, etc.) shall be required to pay the above fee before the re-submitted plans will be processed for review.

Expedited Plan Review

Small fire sprinkler and fire alarm modifications in which the total number of new, relocated or added devices / sprinkler heads does not exceed 20, shall be eligible for the expedited plan review process. Upon submission of the plans, the Fire Department will guarantee a 1-2 day turnaround for review of the submittal. If approved, the expedited plan review fee and permit fee shall be paid prior to the permit being released to the contractor.

Permit Fees

  • Any construction permit issued by the fire code official - $100
  • Any annual operational permit issued by the fire code official - $100
No permit fees shall be assessed for the following permits:
  • Tent Membrane Structures
  • Model Rocket Use
  • Low Explosives Use
Construction permits are those permits issued as part of a plan review such as a fire alarm, fire sprinkler or emergency generator.

Operational permits are those that are required to be renewed annually such as the Hazardous Materials or High-Piled Storage Permits.

View a complete listing of all Construction Permits and Operational Permits.

Before / After hours Inspection Fees

Before / After hours inspections shall be permitted at the discretion of the fire code official.
  • Before / after hours inspections (minimum charge of 2 hours) - $50 per hour.
Inspections outside the working hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. are considered before / after hours inspections. Prior to scheduling an inspection for which a fee would be assessed, the contractor shall obtain approval from the Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Marshal or Fire Prevention Captain.