The Guttenberg Fire Prevention Department provides enforcement of state and local fire codes.
Our primary functions are:
- Fire Awareness Education
- Smoke Detector/CO Detector Inspections
- Fire Extinguisher Information and Inspections
- Annual Life Hazard and Non-Life Hazard Inspections
- New Businesses Registrations
The State of New Jersey Code N.J.A.C.5:70-2.3 (a) requires that before any Use Group R-3 or R-4 structure is sold, leased or otherwise made subject to change of occupancy for residential purposes, the owner shall obtain a certificate of smoke-detector and carbon-monoxide alarm compliance, CSDCMAC, evidencing compliance with N.J.A.C. 5:70-4.19 from the appropriate enforcing agency.
For an explanation of this Code, please refer to Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide & Fire Extinguisher Requirements.