The Township's Fire Official is responsible for administering and enforcing the property maintenance code, the Fire Code of the State of New Jersey, and The Township Code, Chapter 12 - Fire Protection and Prevention. The Fire Official has overall responsibility for the administrative oversight of all commercial buildings and spaces at the time of transfer of title or occupancy.
The Fire Official is also responsible for monitoring those commercial buildings to ensure that those properties are properly maintained and ensure the safety of the occupants of the space.
Certificate of Continued Occupancy Guidelines
Those individuals applying for a Continued Certificate of Occupancy should be advised that the inspection of the space is visual in nature and covers all building elements and life safety systems and devices (Fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, exit signs, emergency lights, and fire extinguishers). All life safety devices shall be tested and serviced annually by a state licensed contractor.