Fruit and Crop Ripening Permit

The fruit and crop ripening permit applies to the use of ethylene gas in fruit or crop ripening. This applies to the process and facility.

Application Materials

Before applying for this permit, please have the following materials ready:

Prevention Plan Drawings

Prevention plan drawings (site plan) that include the building floor plan with proposed area of operation.

Activity Description

Activity description stating the type of ethylene generators, number of generators and fire protection devices provided.


Manufacturer cut sheets for equipment.


  1. Log in to our online permitting and licensing system. If you are a first time user of this system, you will need to create an account.
  2. After logging in, click "Apply" and select "Fire Permit" from the top menu bar.
  • Review and accept the online disclaimer and complete the application.
  • In your application you will have the opportunity to request an inspection date and time. Please note that the Fire Department will contact you directly to confirm your inspection time.

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