Commercial Fire Alarm and Sprinkler

The Chelmsford Fire Prevention Office per the Massachusetts State Building Code is now processing applications for fire alarm and sprinkler permit modifications through the Building Department.

For modifications of an existing system or construction/installation of a new system, once you have created an account on PermitEyes, click on the Building department to apply.

For Fire Alarm system shutdowns (daily work permits), in PermitEyes click on the Fire Department link and select Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Impairment.


Contractors and Developers are advised that the Chelmsford Fire Department enforces the Massachusetts State Building Code provisions for Emergency Responder Radio Coverage (780 CMR 915) for new construction. Please refer to CFD ERRC System Requirements document below. Contact Capt. Koutsoufis for more information.

You can also click here to learn more about how a BDA system operates.