Fire Prevention

This office is responsible for enforcement of the New Jersey Unifrom Fire Code within the Borough. If required permits are not obtained, penalties will be imposed.

A Certificate of Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Alarm and Fire Extinguisher Compliance  is required for all changes of Ownership within the Borough of Hawthorne.

An Application for Certificate of Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide Alarm, and Fire Extinguisher Compliance (new Tenant) is required for change in tenancy within the Borough of Hawthorne.

Borough’s Housing Officer

The Fire Official also serves as the Borough’s Housing Officer, enforcing the New Jersey Housing Code.

Fees

Please note that all fees for the Uniform Fire Code Office are payable by check, money order or exact change.

View the Schedule of Fees (PDF).

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