The Bureau's duties consist of the enforcement of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, inspecting all commercial buildings and tenants, schools, places of assemble and multi-family dwellings.
The Bureau is a multi-task department serving the Township of Mahwah. In addition to conducting fire code inspections at commercial locations, the Bureau also provides public fire safety education programs. Another task performed by the Bureau, is the State of NJ required certification of smoke detector operation in the resale of homes and a change of tenants. To apply for this certification, an application must be filled out at the Township's Building Department, a fee is charged, and an appointment can be made at the time of submitting the application. The Fire Inspectors are also available for a free inspection of possible fire hazards within your home. For further information please contact the Bureau during normal office hours Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.