Fire Prevention

Fee Policy

Barbados Fire Service Fees Policy is to facilitate the easy transaction of business between the general public and the department.

Members of the public applying for a safety inspection for the first time are asked to note that effective April 1, 2015, fees must be paid when the request is made, and ALL re-inspections for compliance must also be paid before the certificate is collected.

The rates and fees are as followed: The inspections of

* Hotels, Apartment, and Guesthouses which have rooms between
* 1-25 $75.00,
* 26-100 rooms $125.00,
* 101-200 rooms $200.00
* over 200 rooms $300.00.

* Day care or Nurseries fees are $50.00.

* Factories, Shops, Stores or Learning Institutions The fees for this service is base and calculated upon the size of floor space,if the floor is between
0 to 10,000 sq.ft;  $150.00 will be charge per floor
10,001 to 50,000 sq.ft;   $200.00 will be charge per floor

* Residential Houses fees are $50.00.

* Petroleum Inspection fees are $50.00

* (Gas Stations) Installation Inspection fees are $150.00

* Private Storage of Liquified petroleum Gas (Bottles) Inspection fees are $75.00

The Re-inspections of All Properties are charge at 50% of the original fee.

* Fire Reports are issued at $75.00

* Fire Works Display Certificates are issued at $50.00

* Inspection required for: Licence for Places of Public Entertainment, The fees for this service is base and calculated upon the size of floor space, if the floor is between
0 to 10,000 sq.ft;  $150.00 will be charge per floor
10,001 to 50,000 sq.ft;   $200.00 will be charge per floor

* The Emptying or filling of a Swimming Pool is charge at $75.00 per hour or part thereof: by the department * note the customer will be billed by the Water Authority for amount of water use to conduct this service.

* Pumping of Water (except during Emergency Operations) is charge at $100.00 per hour or part thereof.

* Providing Fire Coverage to control burning of canes, grass, and derelict property) is charge at $100.00 per hour or part thereof.

* The use of Specialized Equipment (Turntable Ladder) is charge at $200.00 per hour or part thereof.

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