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Fire Safety Permits:

Fire Safety Permits are required per the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, in specific situations, involving the following activities: 

  1. Use of torch or flame producing device to seal membrane roofs, or to remove paint, on any structure.

  2. Hot work, such as welding or cutting operations.

  3. Use of open flame, or flame-producing device, at a public gathering.

  4. Handling or storing of flammable or combustible liquids.

  5. Possession or use of fireworks, explosives, or blasting agents for commercial use. Private possession or use is prohibited by law 

  6. Hot-tar roofing operations, including use of asphalt/tar kettle.

  7. Construction, alteration, & demolition operations, including use of "hot work" operations.

  8. Carnival or circus employing mobile enclosed structure for human occupancy.

  9. Fumigation or thermal insecticide fogging.

  10. Open burning or a bonfire.

  11. Use of open flame or flame-producing device in connection with fire suppression training.

  12. Storage or use of certain Hazardous Materials.

  13. Any permanent Cooking operations in buildings or on mobile canteen vehicles.

  14. Tents and tensioned-membrane structures if they are greater than 900 square feet and more than 30 feet in any dimension; but, are 16,800 square feet or less in area and 140 feet or less in any dimension.  If there is electrical or mechanical equipment installed other than cord-and-plug connected utilizing an existing permanently installed receptacle, a UCC permit is required.

  15. Outdoor combustible mazes with vertical dimensions less than six feet in height with no electrical equipment.  Mazes created of bales not more than 42 inches in height are exempt form this requirement. 

    Contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 973-543-7152 to obtain a Permit Application.