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Change of Occupancy/Use – Requirements & Application


REQUIREMENTS FOR A CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY/USE PERMIT:

Submit a signed and fully completed application for change of occupancy, including the verification statements provided you from the licensed individuals who indicated the building or any of its systems do not require modification due to the proposed use. Note: Refer to the City of Tontitown Geographic Information System (GIS) or contact the Planning Official to find out the zoning district your building is located within. For the names of the principal uses allowed within the zoning district where the property is located you can refer to the City of Tontitown Zoning Code. For your use in filing of the application form, the following list of Occupancy Classification Groups are found in the International Building Code:

City of Tontitown Fire Marshal- Requirements for Business – Change of Occupancy

The following requirements must be met in order for the Fire Marshal to approve this change:
* ADDRESS POSTED – 6”-8” numbers in contrasting colors visible from street.
* FIRE EXTINGUISHERS – Minimum 10 lb., adequate number, inspected, tagged and mounted with sign.
* OCCUPANT LOAD – Sign posted.
* EXITS – Marked with lighted AC/DC signs including emergency lighting. Unlocked at all times.
* ELECTRICAL PANEL – Accessible, all circuits clearly labeled, no unprotected openings inside panel.
* ELECTRICAL COVERS – All switches, receptacles and junction boxes must have covers.
* GFI RECEPTICALS – All receptacles within 3 feet of water must be GFI protected.
* STORAGE – Flammables, compressed gas cylinders and combustibles properly stored.
* HANDRAILS – Handrails and guardrails must be installed where needed.
* WATER HEATER – Temperature and pressure relief valve line must be piped outside.
* HEATERS – Must be properly installed.
* EGRESS – Paths of egress must be free from obstructions.
* NO SMOKING SIGNS – Posted
* SMOKE DETECTORS – Mounted and functional.
* FIRE ALARMS SYSTEM – Affidavit provided or current inspection tag.
* FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEM – Affidavit provided or current inspection tag, including backflow test report.
* COOKING HOOD – Extinguishing system inspected and tagged.
* BACKFLOW PREVENTION – Device installed and tested.
* SIGNS – Application approved

ONLINE CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY/USE APPLICATION

CHANGE OF OCCUPANCY/USE APPLICATION – PDF

Tontitown Building Department
Mailing Address:

PO Box 305
Tontitown, AR 72770
Physical Address:
235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Springdale, AR 72762
Phone:
479-361-2700

EMAIL US

Maegan Thomas -  Administrative Assistant
adminasst@tontitownar.gov

Tontitown City Administration Building & City Hall

Open from 8:00 am till 4:30 pm. Offices Located in this building are Administration, Accounting, Building, Planning, and Public Works Department.

Located at:
235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Springdale AR  72762
(Located in Tontitown next to the Park)
Mailing Address:
PO Box 305, Tontitown AR  72770

Tontitown Water Utility
Mailing Address: PO Box 127, Tontitown AR 72770
Physical Address: 201 E Henri de Tonti Blvd, Springdale AR 72762

Tontitown City Administration Building

235 E Henri de Tonti Blvd
Springdale AR  72762
Mailing Address:
PO Box 305, Tontitown AR  72770

Hours

Mon-Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

Call Us

479-361-2700