Only one application is required for each site that multiple boilers, water heaters, pool heaters or unfired pressure vessels are to be installed. Additionally, an Attachment A shall be completed for each fired vessel to be installed (boilers, water heaters, pool heater, etc.) and an Attachment B must be completed for each unfired pressure vessel to be installed. Completed applications shall be submitted to the Chief Inspector at least 60 days prior to the start of the installation. In case of an emergency replacement as defined below, the application shall be submitted to the Chief Inspector as soon as possible but no more than 7 calendar days after the work has started. Applications may be submitted by mail along with the appropriate fees to the address on the front of the application along with check or money order payable to Missouri Division of Fire Safety.

Alternatively applications may be faxed to (573) 526-5971 or emailed to Julie.Carey@dfs.dps.mo.gov. Applications submitted by fax or email will be invoiced by the method you requested to receive your permit on the application. Payment may be made my check, money order payable to Missouri Division of Fire Safety or credit card by using the link on our website. Always reference the invoice number when making payment. Applications will not be considered complete or be processed until all required fees are paid.

Supporting Documents

Documents such as diagrams, blueprints, sketches, job description etc. may be attached to the application. It is recommended that at a minimum, a hand drawing of the room showing the location of the object(s), entrances and locations of emergency shut-off switches be provided.

Application

  1. Your Project Number or Identification Number - optional field for the submitters use. If a project or identification number is provided, this number will appear on approved installation permits under your location address.
  2. Number of Boilers/Fired Pressure Vessels to be Installed - self explanatory.
  3. Number of Unfired Pressure Vessels to be Installed - self explanatory.
  4. Estimated Installation Start Date - Provide estimated date for start of work.
  5. Estimated Completion Date - Provide estimated completion date of work.
  6. How Would You Prefer to Receive Your Permit - mark the block annotating how you wish to receive all correspondence concerning this permit.
  7. Location Address - All information for the physical location that the object(s) will be installed. (P.O. Boxes are not allowed in this section).
  8. Insurance Information - Indicate if the location is covered by boiler/mechanical insurance and operating certificate inspections are performed by a Special Inspector (Insurance inspector). If unknown state same.
  9. Type of Business - Manufacturing Plant, Retail, Auto Service, etc.
  10. Owner Address - If same as location check block, if not complete the owner/user address information for the owner of the location the object being installed.  (P.O. Boxes are acceptable).
  11. Billing Address - If same as location or owner address check block, if not complete the billing address information for the owner/user of the object being installed.  (P.O. Boxes are acceptable).
  12. Installer Information - Complete for company who is physically installing the object, even if this is being installed by the owner/user.

Attachment A

An Attachment A must be completed for each boiler and water heater, pool heater or fired pressure vessel to be installed at the site. Fees are per vessel.

  1. Permit Action Applying For:
    • New Installation - Includes all boilers, water heaters or pressure vessels constructed, installed, placed in operation, or under contract on or after January 1, 2008. This includes replacement vessels.
    • Second Hand Installation - A boiler, water heater or pressure vessel which will change both location and ownership.
    • Re-Installation - A boiler, water heater or pressure vessel removed from its original setting and reinstalled at the same location or at a new location without change of ownership.
    • Emergency Installation - The unplanned replacement of a boiler, water heater or pressure vessel due to failure.
  2. Category of Boiler/Fired Pressure Vessel to be Installed:
    • High Pressure Steam - A boiler in which steam or other vapor is generated at a pressure of more than 15 psi.
    • High Pressure - High Temp Hot Water - A boiler in which no steam is generated, from which hot water is circulated at pressures in excess of 160 psi and/or temperatures in excess of 250 degrees Fahrenheit for heating purposes and returned to the boiler.
    • Low Pressure Steam - A steam or vapor boiler operating at pressures not exceeding 15 psi.
    • Hot water boiler - a boiler completely filled with water and which operates at a pressure not exceeding 160 psi and/or temperatures not exceeding 250 degrees Fahrenheit, from which hot water is circulated for heating purposes and returned to the boiler or to be used external to itself. (This includes but is not limited to vessels known as pool heaters, hot water heating boilers, circulating water heater, water-tube type water heaters and instantaneous water heaters).
    • Fired Storage Water Heater - A fired pressure vessel which has a water storage area in which water is heated electrically, or by the combustion of solid, liquid, or gaseous fuels and withdrawn for use external to the heater at pressures not exceeding 160 psi and temperatures not exceeding 210 degrees Fahrenheit. (This includes vessels known as service water heaters, domestic water heaters and potable water heaters).
    • Pool heater - A fired pressure vessel in which water is heated electrically, or by the combustion of solid, liquid, or gaseous fuels and withdrawn for use external to the heater at pressures not exceeding 160 psi and limits the temperature going to the pool or spa to 108 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Use of Boiler/Fired Pressure Vessel to be Installed - Self explanatory.
  4. ASME Stamp or Designator of Vessel to be Installed - Check the appropriate box for the ASME code symbol that will be on the vessel you are requesting the installation permit for. If unknown, check with your supplier to get correct ASME stamp for the vessel you plan on installing. Provide the burner input for the vessel and indicate unit of measurement.
  5. Max. burner input - Provide the burner input of the vessel and unit of measurement.
  6. Manufacturers Data Report - Must be obtained from the manufacturer of the vessel. These forms are normally supplied by the manufacturer at the time of shipment of the vessel. If data report is not supplied with application the MAWP (maximum allowable working pressure of the vessel to be installed must be provided).
  7. Plant Location, Exits and Ventilation - Name of room or location where the vessel will be installed. Size of room and the number of exit doors from the room. Provide required information on the combustion air source. It is recommended that a drawling of the room showing the location of the vessel in conjunction with clearances to the nearest obstructions be provided.
  8. Clearance - The measurements from the vessel to be installed to the nearest obstructions.
  9. Vessel Dimensions - Self explanatory. If unknown, cut sheets can be obtained from the manufacturer or supplier of the vessel. Height is the measurement from the operation floor to the top of the vessel.
  10. Controls and Safety Devices Information - Self explanatory and may be obtained from the manufacturer of the vessel. CSD-1 reports must be supplied for vessels that fall within the scope of this standard before an operating permit may be issued.
  11. Electrical - Self explanatory.

Attachment B

Attachment B must be completed for each unfired pressure vessel to be installed at the site. Fees are per vessel.

  1. Permit Action Applying For:
    • New Installation - Includes all boilers, water heaters or pressure vessels constructed, installed, placed in operation, or under contract on or after January 1, 2008. This includes replacement vessels.
    • Second Hand Installation - A boiler, water heater or pressure vessel which will change both location and ownership.
    • Re-Installation - A boiler, water heater or pressure vessel removed from its original setting and reinstalled at the same location or at a new location without change of ownership
    • Emergency Installation - The unplanned replacement of a boiler, water heater or pressure vessel due to failure.
  2. Use of Pressure Vessel to be Installed - State use of the pressure vessel, ie. compressed air, refrigeration, hot water storage, etc. Give maximum allowable working pressure of vessel to be installed
  3. ASME Stamp or Designator of Vessel to be Installed - Check the appropriate box for the ASME code symbol that will be on the vessel you are requesting the installation permit for. If unknown, check with your supplier to get correct ASME stamp for the vessel you plan on installing. Give the specific location the vessel will be installed. Check the appropriate box for the manufacturer's data report. The Manufacturer’s Data Report - Must be obtained from the manufacturer of the vessel. These forms are normally supplied by the manufacturer at time of shipment of the vessel.
  4. Clearance - Self explanatory. Check appropriate box.
  5. Vessel Dimensions - Self explanatory. If unknown, cut sheets can be obtained from the manufacturer or supplier of the vessel.
  6. Vessel Capacity - Total storage capability of vessel.
  7. Energy Source - Source of energy for the contents of the vessel, i.e. Two hot water boilers/air compressors, etc.
  8. Total Input - Total input from all energy sources listed above.
  9. Safety Valves - List all safety/burst valve information if known.

Fees (11 CSR 40-2.025)

  • Plan Review Hourly Fee - $35
  • Installation Permit Fees
    • Hot Water Heating Boiler
      • 400,000 BTUH and less - $70
      • Greater than 400,000 BTUH but less than 12,500,000 BTUH - $175
      • 12,500,000 BTUH and above - $245
    • Hot Water Supply Boilers, Circulating Water Heaters, and Pool Heaters
      • 400,000 BTUH and less - $70
      • Greater than 400,000 BTUH but less than 12,500,000 BTUH - $175
      • 12,500,000 BTUH and above - $245
    • Fired Jacketed Steam Kettles - $70
    • Power Boilers
      • 400,000 BTUH and less - $70
      • Greater than 400,000 BTUH but less than 12,500,000 BTUH - $175
      • 12,500,000 BTUH and above - $245
    • Pressure Vessel
      • 1,000 cu.ft. (7,500 gallons) or less - $70
      • Greater than 1,000 cu. ft. - $175
      • Compressed air receivers including tank mounted air compressors designed to operate at 250 psi or less and having a volume of 250 gallons or less - $25
      • Carbon Dioxide Storage Vessels used solely for carbonated beverage systems - $25
    • Steam Heating Boilers
      • 400,000 BTUH or less - $70
      • Above 400,000 BTUH but less than 12,500,000 BTUH - $175
      • 12,500,000 BTUH and above - $245
    • Fired Storage Water Heaters
      • Fired Storage Water Heaters (Above 200,000 BTUH or 120 gallons) - $70