Frequently Asked Questions
Shall comply with NFPA 1221 (2016 Edition) and the Florida Fire Prevention Code 7th Edition
Q: Who may inspect and clean my commercial hood system?FAQs Hood System Maintenance.pdf
Shall comply with NFPA 70 (2017 Edition) and the Florida Fire Prevention Code 7th Edition
Shall comply with NFPA 72 (2015 Edition) and the Florida Fire Prevention Code 7th Edition
Q: What do I need to know about zone maps for fire alarm sytems?EnFA-1 Zone Maps for Fire Alarm Systems.pdf
Q: What do I need to submit for an emercency replacement of a fire alarm?Scope of Work Sheet for Emergency Repair.pdf
Shall comply with NFPA 13 (2016 Edition), NFPA 13R (2016 Edition), NFPA 13D (2016 Edition), and the Florida Fire Prevention Code 7th Edition
Q: Do I need a permit to set off fireworks?
A: ALL FIREWAORKS REQUIRE A PERMIT
Shall comply with the Code for Fireworks Display, NFPA 1123 (2018 Edition), and the Florida Fire Prevention Code 7th EditionPermit Application for the Use of Outdoor Fireworks Displays.pdf
Q: Do you have general informaton on outdoor fire requiements?A: Outdoor Fire Requiements Pamphlet
Q: Are permits required for cooking and recreational fires?
A: No. NFPA 22.214.171.124 states "Permits shall not be required for cooking and recreational fires."
Q: Can the fire department tell me I can't have a recreational fire on my property?
A: Yes. NFPA 126.96.36.199 states "The AHJ shall have authority to prohibit any or all open flames, candles, and open, recreational, and cooking fires, or other sources of ignition." *AHJ - Authority Having Jurisdiction
Q: What is required of a fire attendant?
A: NFPA 188.8.131.52.1 Open, recreational, and cooking fires shall be constantly attended by a competent person until such fire is extinguished.
NFPA 184.108.40.206.2 This person shall have a garden hose connected to the water supply or other fire-extinguishing equipment readily available for use.
See OUTDOOR FIRES
Q: Where can I get swim lessons?
A: G.T. Bray Park, YMCA, Goldfish Swim School, etc.
Q: Can we send a fire truck to come and fill your swimming pool?
A: No. Please call Manatee County Utilities Department for more information.
National Drowning Prevention week is the 3rd week of July (2022 - July 17th to 23rd)
See OUTDOOR FIRES
See swimming lesson options on the right or below!
Q: Wat should I do to prepare for a hurricane?A: Manatee County Disaster Planning Guide