Fire Protection Systems

​Routine Testing & Inspection

Fire protection systems are required by code to have routine testing and inspection. The frequency is based on which type of system it is, and all technicians must have the approperiate certifications. Records of all system inspections, tests, and maintanence must be maintained onsite.  These will be reviewed at all Risk Check inspections.  Additionally, records can also be submitted to our office electronically.

Below is a listing of some of the most common systems:


​Testing Frequency

​Required Certification

​Fire Alarm​Annually​NICET II Level
​Sprinkler System​Annually​WSFMO XXX
Commercial Hoods​6-months

Verify certification with NICET.

Verify certification with Washington State Fire Marshal's Office (WSFMO).

New Systems, Modifications & Replacements

Any new system install, modification of an existing system, or replacement of the system requires a fire code permit. These are available through the Permit Center.  If you have questions regarding which permit would be needed, please contact our office or the Permit Center at 360-337-5777.

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Risk Check - Commercial Inspections

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619 Division St. Port Orchard, WA 98366

(360) 337-5777 

Fire Marshal and Plan Review Staff Available:

Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Permit Technicians & General Lobby Hours:

Tuesday Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm