Application for a Tent or Canopy Permit
A permit is required by the North Carolina International Fire Code, Chapter 31, for a tent having an area equal to
or greater than 800 square feet and/or a canopy having an area equal to or greater than 1800 square feet. A tent
is defined as a structure with sides and a canopy is a structure without sides. All tents and canopies must be
made of flame retardant material and have a label that states it is flame retardant.
The fee for the permit is $50.00 for a period not to exceed 180 days. Payment can be made in person at City Hall,
located at 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, North Carolina or the payment may be mailed to City of Kannapolis,
attention Finance. Once the fee is paid, an inspector will contact you and make an appointment to inspect your
tent or canopy.
Please fill out the information requested on the back of this page and turn it into the Kannapolis Fire
Department, located on the 3rd Floor at 401 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, North Carolina, 28081. In addition, the
form may be faxed to 704- 920-4262. If you have any questions, call 704-920-4260.
Tent & Canopy Permit Application
USER INFORMATION
Business Name
Daytime Phone
Business address
After Hours Phone
Fax
City
State
Zip
Email Address
INSTALLER INFORMATION
Business Name
Daytime Phone
Business address
After Hours Phone
Fax
City
State
Zip
Email Address
TENT OR CANOPY INSTALLATION LOCATION INFORMATION
Business Name
Business Address
City
State
Zip
Location on Property
Is this tent/canopy application part of a City of Kannapolis, Special Events Application?
If yes, what is the event name and event date?
Date
What are the daily hours of operation for the tent?
to
AM/PM
INSTALLATION / USE / REMOVAL DATES Start End
Dates planned for Tent/Canopy INSTALLATION:
and
Dates planned for Tent / Canopy USE:
and
Dates planned for Tent / Canopy REMOVAL:
and
Responsible Party (Please Print)
Title
OFFICE USE ONLY
Date
Permit
Permit Fee
Reception No:
A COPY OF THIS APPLICATION SHALL REMAIN ON SITE ALONG WITH THE PERMIT
Yes
No
Please email document to: KannapolisFire@kannapolisnc.gov
Please fax to: 704-920-4262
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