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Nebraska State Fire Marshal

Scott Cordes, State Fire Marshal

Plans Submittal

Electronic Applications

Ensure you are providing the city assigned address under "Location Information" as other agencies (DHHS, city building divisions, etc) need the addresses provided to MATCH; exceptions will be made for Preliminary Plans.
NOTE:  Plans attachments should be submitted in 1-3 files in PDF format and under 4 GB (4,000 MB) total (Do not attach file folders or ZIP folders!!) This application requires either Google Chrome or Edge (formerly Firefox). Older versions of Firefox and Safari may cause errors in your submission.
NOTE:  For emergency generators located at cell towers, please see
A prior Plan Submission number is required. Your plan number is contained in the Email Subject sent to you when a plan is placed into "Awaiting Assignment". It is in a (MM###-YY) format.
Updated weekly. Check the status of a Plans Application in one of four status categories.
NOTE: Make sure you have marked as "Not Spam" to received OnBase's automated messages.
To qualify for an Expedited Plan Review, please follow the steps listed in the above document carefully. Correct labeling of the plan is required to be considered for the expedited process.
NOTE: Applications missing the "3RD PARTY" designation will be entered into the regular queue. Please review the instructions carefully.
NOTE: Local and Delegated Authorities and their associated Plan Examiners are not considered Third Party Reviewers and should not be used as such.
NOTE: The Third-Party Reviewer should be impartial and not in-house.

Plan Review Fees

Invoices will be sent to the email listed for the Submitting Party. Please double check that your email has been entered correctly. Invoices will be sent within 1 full business day after submission.

Additional Plans Applications and Information

Equivalency form, Fire Suppression System Application for Water-Based Fire Protection, Fire Protection of Cooking Operations.