Mechanical Sprinkler or Standpipe Inspection

A business owner or owner's representative can schedule a mechanical sprinkler or standpipe inspection. During an inspection, a New York City Fire Department representative is on site to witness and sign-off on the suppression system test done by your Master Fire Protection Piping Contractor or Master Plumber. They can perform the following tests.

Master Fire Protection Piping Contractor (A or B License)

  • Sprinkler (Siamese) - hydrostatic
  • Dry valve (trip test)
  • Residential sprinkler flow test
  • Standpipe flow and pressure test

Master Plumber

  • Standpipe flow and pressure test
  • Residential sprinkler flow test

To have a New York City Fire Department representative on site to witness the test will cost the following:

  • Residential sprinkler flow test - $105 for each flow
  • Sprinkler connection (Siamese) hydrostatic test - $320 for the first connection and $275 for each additional connection
  • Standpipe connection (Siamese) flow and pressure test - $365 for the first connection and $210 for each additional connection
  • Dry valve trip test (timing) - $210 an hour