Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Department reports to the Fire Chief and provides inspection of business and home locations to insure fire prevention safety and Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide and Fire Extinguisher Inspections for building and home sales in accordance with the New Jersey State Uniform Fire Codes.

An Alert About "The Fire Challenge"


  • Fire Safety inspections for business locations
  • SDCMFE inspections for residential sales
  • Fire Safety permits

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Q. I am moving a new business into Linden. What permits, forms, and licenses do I need?
    A. You will need to go to both the Fire Prevention and the Construction Offices.

    At the Fire Prevention Office located at our Headquarters Building, we will register your business and determine which licenses and permits your type of business will require.

    At the Construction Office, you will need to apply for a Certificate of Occupancy located in City Hall.