Fire Permits

Depending on the type of activity, a permit may be required to ensure the public's safety.


The City of Savage requires a permit for all fire suppression and fire alarms systems, click Building Permit to download a copy.

The City also requires a Knox Box on any building that has a fire alarm and/or fire suppression system.

Knox boxes are keyed to the specific city so the box must be ordered for the city of Savage specifically. You can get a Knox Box application one of two ways; pick up a copy at our office, located at 6000 McColl Drive, Savage, MN 55378 or your can order online through

Once you click on the above link, please follow the directions below to complete the application and pay for the box.

Search by Zip - Enter 55378 in the Zip Code box, Scroll down to SFD, Click on Savage Fire Dept, click on Proceed with Pre-Authorization Order


Search by City & State - In City Box enter Savage, State MN, Select Savage Fire Dept . click on Proceed with Pre-Authorization Order

Once you have completed the process we will automatically be notified to approve your application. You will receive an email when your application has been approved, you will also be notified when the box has shipped. Once you have installed the box, you can log back on the Know Box site to notify us that the box has been installed so we can lock it.

The city adopted the 2007 MN State Fire Code in July 2007.

For any code-related questions please contact Fire Inspector John Babin,  952.882.2643

Outdoor Fires

Recreational fire permits are now available online. Click on Recreational Fire Permit, below, fill out the online form, print a copy of the completed form, and then click 'Submit'

Business Registry

The Fire Department also asks that all businesses register with the City of Savage to protect their investment. By having immediate access to information requested through the form, police and fire officials are able respond more effectively and efficiently in times of emergency.