Bureau of Fire Prevention

Barry A. Howard
Fire Marshal/Official
(973) 635-3211

Fire Safety Permits:

  1. Fire Safety Permits are required per the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, in specific situations, involving the following activities:
  2. Use of torch or flame producing device to seal membrane roofs, or to remove paint, on any structure.
  3. Hot work, such as welding or cutting operations.
  4. Use of open flame, or flame-producing device, at a public gathering.
  5. Handling or storing of flammable or combustible liquids.
  6. Possession or use of fireworks, explosives, or blasting agents.
  7. Tent, or temporary tensioned membrane structure such as a platform or special electrical equipment.
  8. Hot-tar roofing operations, including use of asphalt/tar kettle.
  9. Construction, alteration, & demolition operations, including use of "hot work" operations.
  10. Carnival or circus employing mobile enclosed structure for human occupancy.
  11. Fumigation or thermal insecticide fogging.
  12. Open burning or a bonfire.
  13. Use of open flame or flame-producing device in connection with fire suppression training.
  14. Storage or use of certain Hazardous Materials.
  15. Cooking operations on mobile canteen vehicles.

Contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 973-635-3211 to obtain a Permit Application.

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