The UH Fire Marshal's Office requires permits for various activities on campus. See below for a description of each permit type. If you need a permit for a project or event, please use the form below to request a permit.
If you are unsure if you need a permit, or have questions regarding which permit(s) could be needed, contact us
Special Event Permit Requests
Tent: Tent permits are required for use of any tent or canopy greater than 10x10 in size. Please review the UHFMO tent policy before requesting this permit. The policy can be found here.
Open Flame: This permit is required for all operations that involve any open flame. this includes cooking with open flames.
Pyrotechnic: This permit is required for use of any pyrotechnics and special
Construction Permit Request
Building Permit: Required for any renovations to existing buildings or building a new structure.
Cutting, Welding, Dust: Required for any projects that could produce dust, particles, smoke, or heat. (example would be soldering of plumbing, or cutting drywall to install an outlet etc)
Fire Alarm Installation: Required for installation of or changes being made to a fire alarm system.
Fire Suppression System Installation: Required for installation of or changes being made to a fire suppression system.
Fire Protection Shut Down: Required for the shut down of fire alarm or fire protection system components.