Application for a Tent or Canopy Permit
A permit is required by the North Carolina International Fire Code, Chapter 24, for a tent having an area equal to
or greater than 400 square feet and/or a c
anopy having an area equal to or greater than 700 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 m
ailed 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.