Fire Certificate of Occupancy is a document issued by the City of St. Paul - DSI Fire Safety Inspection Division indicating the existing structure complies with all state and local safety codes allowing its use as a commercial building or residential occupancy. All residential buildings that are not owner-occupied shall have a Fire Certificate of Occupancy.

We recommended that owner conduct a pre inspection before their scheduled inspection date by using the Pre-Inspection Checklist.

Certification of Occupancy Fee Schedule Number of People Who Can Live in a Space


Inspection Forms:


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Click on the video below to learn more about the residential Fire Certificate of Occupancy program






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Last Edited: March 5, 2019