Fire Related Permits & Licensing

In compliance with 527 CMR 1.00 and M.G.L. Chapter 148, the Fire Prevention Division of the Worcester Fire Department issues fire-related permits to maintain, store, use or handle materials; to conduct processes that could produce conditions hazardous to life or property; or to install equipment used in connection with such activities.

Regulations & Requirements

To learn more about the regulations and requirements associated with each permit or license, please click on the respective link below.

There are many different permits for construction and demolition projects available through the Worcester Fire Prevention Office.

For information on all city permits, licenses and fees, visit Permit Center


For information regarding permits for wood, pellet or coal burning stoves, please contact the Building & Zoning Division of Inspectional Services at 508-799-1198 or email

Contact Information

Fire Prevention
25 Meade Street
Worcester, MA 01610

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Emergency: 911
Phone: 508-799-1822
Investigations: 508-799-1931
Licensing Unit: 508-799-1834
Fax: 508-799-1900
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