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The Cottonwood Fire Protection District is currently in-review of costs associated with special use permits, permit requirements and or renewals are on-hold until further notice.
The Cottonwood Fire Protection District requires Special Use Permits for multiple business types and equipment located within the District Boundaries. Permits are valid for one Calendar Year, and annual renewals are required. Permits must be displayed in public view.
If you received a "Notice of Special Use Permit Requirement" your business is required to obtain a Special Use Permit from the Cottonwood Fire Protection District. Fees must be returned by mail by the due date listed on your notice. Mail-in ONLY, drop-off fees will NOT be accepted.
Once you have paid your permit fees, you will then receive a Special Use Permit card by mail. Renewal notices will be mailed annually by no later than November 15th each calendar year.
If you have not received a "Notice of Special Use Permit Requirement" and need to renew or believe your business is required to obtain a permit. Please Email firstname.lastname@example.org
EXAMPLES OF SPECIAL USE- But not limited to, above and below ground fuel storage tanks, propane storage/sales, hazardous materials storage/sales, hotels/motels, day care, residential care facilities, places of assembly, temporary structures tents/canopies. For the full list of Special Use Permits and associated fees, see below.
Enforcement for valid Special Use Permits starts Monday, March 20th. Fire Personnel will begin checking for permit compliance throughout the District. Businesses should be prepared to provide update contact information and pay fees associated with Special Use Permits.
Businesses will not be subject to permit fess or late fees, for permits required prior to March 20th, 2023.
NEW PERMITS. Once you have received notification either in-person or by mail you will be required to make payment within 45 calendar days. Payments made after 45 days will be subject to the following late fees;
1-30 days $55.00
31-60 days $110.00
61-90+ days. $220.00
Businesses are required to be in full compliance of all applicable Special Use Permits. Businesses found in violation may be subject to closure by the Cottonwood Fire Marshal.