Fire Department NOC is issued by the particular state’s fire services after verifying and checking the entire building resistance against fire, i.e., the building is fire-proof and can observe fire-related accidents.
Fire department issues the NOC after verifying the commercial or residential multi-story building of an applicant. Guidelines and procedures of issuing NOC vary as per state to state. Multi-story buildings of more than 15 meters height shall get Fire NOC on a compulsory basis from respective state fire services.
Procedure to obtain Fire Department NOC
Following are the step-by-step process to get NOC from the relevant state's fire department:
The applicant can apply either online through the official website of the relevant state or offline by submitting the application form in physical form to chief fire officer or fire service department for obtaining a fire clearance certificate.
Either the application is submitted online or offline, it shall be accompanied by the following documents:• Copy of building plan layout issued by building authority, including site plan, layout plan, analysis report, etc. • Building model • Certified checklist of the building by architect • Copy of Aadhar and PAN of the applicant • Photograph of full building clicked from outside • Certificate by recognized authority verifying the electric wiring and its quality
After the receipt of application CFO Officer forwards the same to the concerned inspector of the relevant state having the jurisdiction of a particular state.
The concerned inspector will visit the site and verify that all the necessary equipment are installed along with requisite arrangement for Fire Safety.
Inspector of the fire brigade of concerned state shall issue the fire clearance certificate after inspecting the building with all the fire arrangements are found in place, and the inspector is fully satisfied relating to the safety measures equipped in a building.
Once the NOC is issued remains valid for:• For commercial: 3 years • For residential: 5 years