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 (PDF) is required for all changes of 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.


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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