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Commercial Tenant In-Fill Permit – Checklist & Applications


  1. Completed Application with contractor’s and owner’s signature.
  2. Two complete set of stamped building drawings (24” by 36”) folded to 8 ½” x 11” page size. (Stamped if value is $10000 +)
  3. A digital copy of the construction plans in PDF and DWG (AutoCad) format.
  4. Drawing of shell footprint indicating location of suite. (If multiple occupancy building.)
  5. Arkansas State Health Approval for inside plumbing. (If applicable)
  6. Provide a report from COMcheck, which is software provided by the US Department of Energy. For more information go to

You will be given the opportunity to upload the required documents listed above if using the online form, or if you prefer you can email them to, or deliver them to the city planning office.

Note: Refer to the City of Tontitown website or contact the Planning Official to find out the zoning district your building is located in. 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 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.
* 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



Tontitown Building Department
Mailing Address:

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


Angela Russell – Mayor
Leslee Shadrick -  Administrative Assistant
Luann Jenison - City Administration  /  HR

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
Tontitown 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, Tontitown AR 72762

Tontitown City Administration Building

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


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

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