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Apply for a fire safety permit

There are 4 main types of fire safety permits required for many common activities.

Need to know

  • Cost varies, from $54 (type 1) to $641 (type 4)
  • If you don't get a permit, you may be subject to fines.

Before you start

You need a fire safety permit for many common activities, such as:

For a full list of activities that require a fire safety permit, read Chapter 70 of the Uniform Fire Code. Contact us if you aren't sure if you need a permit or not.


  1. Complete the online fire safety permit application.
  2. Submit the application.

What's next

We will review your application and let you know if we need more information.

Get help

Robert Lynn Jr.
Fire Marshal

(908) 725-2300
ext. 1967
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