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CHANGES IN FIRE PREVENTION SERVICES
Posted: December 29, 2016
CHANGES IN FIRE PREVENTION SERVICES IN BYRAM TOWNSHIP
Effective January 1, 2017 the Township of Sparta and the Township of Byram entered into a Shared Services Agreement for the services of smoke detector/carbon monoxide alarm and portable fire extinguisher compliance inspections. As part of this arrangement, Sparta will also be handling life and non-life hazard inspections for commercial establishments in accordance with the Uniform Fire Safety Act, P.L. 1983, C. 383.
All fees related to the inspections of and permits issued for properties in Byram Township will be paid directly to the Township of Sparta. Fees are outlined in Sparta's Ordinance 16-1.8 and 16-1.9. To schedule an inspection, please call Sparta Fire Prevention at 973-729-4227.
As done in the past, smoke detector inspections will be conducted one day per week. If there are no open permits in the Construction Office, the certificate will be issued on site at the time of inspection. If open permits exist, contact Byram Construction office at 973-347-2500 x123 to close out the permits.