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Fire Alarm Requirements

  • Fire alarms are required on all new construction.
  • Must be designed by a licensed engineer.
  • Three sets of prints are required, with cut sheets and battery calculations.
  • Property owners will incur a plan review fee of $100 plus $1 charge per device.
  • A fully functional annunciator panel is required by the front door.
  • A zone map is required by the annunciator panel and fire alarm panel.
  • Duct detectors shall send a full fire signal and duct detectors shall reset through the panel.
  • Roof top units shall be identified to correlate with the duct detector.
  • Battery backup for system can be 24 hours.
  • AES Keltron Radio shall send a trouble, supervisory signal, and full alarm signals shall go to the Mundelein Dispatch Center.
  • The Knox Box shall not have a tamper switch installed in it.
  • Call ahead 24 to 48 hours for test.

If you require further information please email fdbureau@mundelein.org.  A representative will get back to you as soon as possible.