21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Pursuant to township code, before a 1- or 2-family residential dwelling is sold, leased or a change of occupancy occurs, the dwelling must be inspected to ensure that it is equipped with properly installed and functioning smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. This inspection is conducted by the Vernon Township Building Department at the same time it conducts the requisite residential dwelling reoccupancy inspection.
Every business and commercial building within the township must be inspected annually to ensure compliance with New Jersey’s Uniform Fire Code (N.J.A.C. 5:70 et seq.). Some of the more commonly occurring violations found by fire prevention personnel are as follows:
The annual inspection fee for non-life hazard use inspections is based upon the property’s square footage as follows:
To schedule an inspection, please contact the Vernon Township Department of Fire Prevention at 973.764.4055, ext. 2272.