General Safety Information
Safety information, Safety Pamphlets, and additional resources are available regarding: Smoke Alarms, Grilling Safety, Cold Weather Safety, Fire Pit Safety, and more. Click Below or contact the Fire Department for more information.
Public education events include safety lectures, extinguisher demonstrations, fire drills, community events, department tours, and age appropriate fire safety education. There are no charges for these events, and should be scheduled at least a week in advance.
While Plan Reviews are submitted to the department, Inspections are conducted onsite. Priorities are given to the assembly, educational, high hazard, and healthcare occupancy's. Department inspections are performed for fire and life safety in the following categories; Routine, Follow-Up, Construction, Child Care, and Miscellaneous.
Plan Review Fees
Listed fees are attached to the building permit:
- Fire Suppression Plan Review (per building):
- Fire Plan Review (per application) $100
- Fire Alarm Plan Review-If Panel Requires (per building): $300
A Fire Inspection is required to obtain a Child/Daycare License
Child/Daycare Inspections are conducted each year to determine Fire Code Compliance. NEW Group Daycare/Childcare Centers MUST contact the City Building Department for proper zoning and building requirements: (701)456-7744
DFD has developed and is implementing a fire safety self inspection program. The program is designed to fill the gap between routine inspections and gives the opportunity to conduct your own fire safety self inspection.
Inspections and Code Enforcement documentation is performed electronically, allowing personnel to conduct inspections and provide information to customers simultaneously. The Department has adopted the 2015 International Fire Code. The Re-Inspection Fee may be applied should the Fire Prevention Staff have to conduct a second follow-up.
Inspection Questions? Contact Us
Public Fireworks Display Permit
Permit Fee: $100.00 (per permit)
The Dickinson Fire Department's "PUBLIC FIREWORKS DISPLAY PERMIT APPLICATION" must be filled out and submitted to the Dickinson Fire Department Fire Marshal with the permit fee and the proper information for review. Issued Permits are subject to display requirements to include but not limited to: "Burn Ban" Status, Wind Speeds, and Duration.
Report Fee: $0.25 Per Page (8.5x11)
Fire/Property Reports are "Open Records Requests". An "Open Records Request" must be submitted to the department and fees must be collected prior to information being sent off. Information may include photos which can be sent digitally through email, or physically copied to a CD and mailed using USPS (for additional cost).
Report Questions? Contact Us
Fire Extinguisher Demo
No Fee - No Fire Required
Thanks to the 2018 grant donation from Conoco Phillips the Dickinson Fire Department purchased the BULLEX Fire Extinguisher Simulator. A training prop that simulates a live-fire without the risk, making for more realistic and safer training for the community and the department.