Fire Inspections

The Selma Fire Department conducts Fire Inspections in accordance with the "NC Fire Prvention Building Code". This code requires all buildings to be inspected on a 1, 2, or 3 year cycle. All Buildings are to be inspected except 1 and 2 family dwellings. Inspection Fees and Permit fees are below


Up to 999 sf                                                                     $25.00

1,000sf to 2,999sf                                                            $50.00

3,000sf to 9,999sf                                                            $100.00

10,000sf to 49,999sf                                                        $200.00

50,000sf to 199,000sf                                                      $350.00

200,000sf to 499,000sf                                                    $500.00

500,000sf or greater                                                        $750.00

Re-inspection fee                                                            $50.00 Beyond 1st Re-inspection

Initial Inspection of new construction is included in Building Permit        

Use this form to see what you can expect when you are visited by an Inspector.

Fire Inspection Form    

Special Inspections

Cooking Vendor                                                             $10.00

Tent/air supported structure                                           $30.00

Outdoor Public Assembly                                               $50.00

Information for Vendors and Tents


Use of Town Personnel Requirement fees

Fire watch                                                                           $25.00 per hr

Crowd Managers                                                                $25.00 per hr

Emergency Medical Staff                                                    $25.00 per hr


Fire Mandatory Construction Permits                           

Automatic Fire-extinguishing systems                                   $50.00

Battery Systems                                                                     $50.00

Compressed gases                                                                 $50.00

Cryogenic fluids                                                                      $50.00

Fire alarm and detection systems                                           $50.00

Fire Pumps                                                                              $50.00

Flammable and combustible liquids                                        $50.00

Hazardous materials                                                               $200.00

Industrial Ovens                                                                      $50.00

Standpipe Systems                                                                 $50.00

Use this form to apply for a Fire Permit. Permit Application Permit applications can be returned to the Selma Fire Department at 201 N Webb St.


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