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Karnataka Fire License

Karnataka Fire License

Karnataka Fire License

In India, fire license or no-objection certificate is a mandatory document to obtain building plan approval from the Local Municipal Authority. Citizens in Karnataka can acquire fire license from The Department of Fire and Emergency services in  Karnataka. In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining Karnataka fire license in detail. If you need any assistance for registering a Fire License in Karnataka, get in touch with an IndiaFilings Advisor at [email protected]

Reasons for obtaining Fire License

The following are the some of the circumstances when a fire license is required:

  • Fire license is required for commercial, residential and public buildings that are over 15 metres high.
  • Fire license is required to carry out businesses and trading activities, as listed under in the Karnataka Fire and Emergency Services Rules.
  • Fire license is required to verify that a building is resistant or unlikely to observe any fire-related accident.

Fire License Categories

The following listed out categories are required to obtain Fire License in Karnataka.

  • Residential apartment buildings
  • Hotels
  • Education buildings
  • Hospitals and sanatoria
  • Assembly buildings
  • Multiplex buildings
  • Business buildings
  • Mercantile buildings
  • Industrial building low hazard
  • Industrial building Moderate hazard
  • Industrial building High hazard
  • storage building High hazard

Documents Required

Given below are the required documents that should be submitted along with the application form of Karnataka fire license.

  • Site plan
  • Ground floor plan
  • Built up area statement
  • Section
  • Elevation
  • Schematic drawing of firefighting system
  • Schematic drawing of fire detecting system
  • Typical floor plan

Note: Additionally, the fire prevention and firefighting provisions including the location of water tanks for firefighting and domestic use and details of the water source that is proposed to be incorporated in the building.

Online Application Procedure for Fire License/No Objection Certificate

The applicant can obtain a No Objection Certificate online by following the below-mentioned steps:

Public User Registration

Step 1: The applicant has to visit the official portal of Karnataka Fire service department.

Step 2: Click on “Online application for NOC ” from the menu( NOC procedure ) which is displayed on the home page of the portal.

Step 2 Karnataka Fire License
Step 2 Karnataka Fire License

Step 3: On the next screen click on the “Sign” button to register as a public user.

Step 3 Karnataka Fire License
Step 3 Karnataka Fire License

Step 4: The Public User Registration page will open through which user can create their user id and password for utilising the system for further interaction.

Note: The login user id should be an email id or mobile number, and password should match with the system settings.

This Public user registration can be registered in two ways. They are

  • Individual
  • Business

User Registration as Individual

Step 5: The applicant has to choose the individual option user if it has to be done for individual use.

Step 5 Karnataka Fire License
Step 5 Karnataka Fire License

Step 6: Now enter the required details such as

  • Personal information
  • Contact details
  • Desired login details
  • Identification details.

Step 7: After entering the details click on the “Save” button to save the public user details.

User Registration as Business

Step 8: The applicant has to choose the business user option if it has to be done for business use.

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Step 8 Karnataka Fire License

Step 9: Now enter the required details related to business such as

  • Name of the applicant
  • Contact number
  • Incorporate date of the business
  • Desired login details
  • Identification details
  • Business details
  • Partners details

Step 10: After entering the details click on the “Save” button to save the public user details.

Note: Once the registration is completed, the system will send an  OTP via email or SMS which needs to be used to activate the user account.

Login to the System

Step 11: To log in to the system, enter the username and password and click on the “Login” button.

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Step 11 Karnataka Fire License

Step 12: Now the Citizen portal home page will open on the next screen where you have to apply for No objection certificate.

Step 13: Click on “No objection certificate” from the online services.

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Step 13 Karnataka Fire License

Step 14: Now instructions appear on the screen and after read it click on the “Next” button.

Step 15: Then select the Office to which the No Objection Certificate has to be submitted and click on “Next” button.

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Step 15 Karnataka Fire License

Application for No Objection certificate

Step 16: The Application for No Objection Certificate page as shown below will appear through which user can add the details of the applicant.

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Step 16 Karnataka Fire License

Step 17: Now the user has to provide with the following information such as

  • Type of Building
  • Building usage purpose
  • Applicant details
  • Applicant identification details
  • Details of JD/GPA holders

Step 18: After entering the details click on the “Next” button to continue the application process and go to the next page.

Step 19: Now the Site/Plot Details page will open where the user has to enter the details of the owner and Site/Plot.

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Step 19 Karnataka Fire License

Step 20: After entering the details click “Next” to continue.

Proposed Building and Projection Information

Step 21: The user has to enter the project information of the proposed building.

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Step 21 Karnataka Fire License

Step 22: After filing, the necessary information is entered, click on “Next” to continue the application process.

Professional on Record

Step 23: The ‘Professional on Record’ page appears with details. Here, the user can enter the details of the structural engineer, architect, fire consultant.

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Step 23 Karnataka Fire License

Step 24: Now click on “Next” page after providing the appropriate information and click on the “Submit” button.

Step 25: Upon submission, the applicant will receive the acknowledgement receipt as the confirmation of submission.

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Step 25 Karnataka Fire Licence

Verification of Document

Step 26: After submitting the form, the officials will verify the documents and the plan.

Step 27: If the provided information is correct, an application fee will be generated, and after fee payment, the application will be approved, and approval certificate can be downloaded online.

Concerned Authority

After receiving the receipt of the online application with the above documents, the request will be forwarded to the jurisdictional inspection officer. The inspection officer will inspect the site regarding incorporating all firefighting and firefighting devices and submit his report to the concerned authority of the department issues the No Objection Certificate.

Processing Time

The entire process of providing fire license will be completed within 30 days from the date of application.

Validity of No Objection Certificate

The fire license or no objection certificate is valid for one year from the date of issue. However, it has to be renewed every year.

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