The Greenfield Fire Prevention Division provides fire and life safety protection to the public, by ensuring compliance of fire code and enforcement of the Fire Prevention Laws, Regulations, and Building Codes. The two major functions of Greenfield Fire Prevention are the review of engineered building plans for life safety systems and the inspection and testing of any installation, alteration, modification, or repair to any fire alarm, sprinkler or suppression system.
The Prevention Division collects fees for certain permits and inspections. The current fee schedule can be found here.
The prevention division also does smoke and carbon monoxide detector inspections for homes sales, per Massachusetts state law. Information on detector and installation requirements can be found in this guide.
Per City ordinance, certain buildings are required to install a key lock box to allow firefighters quick access into the building during incidents. The full ordinance can be found here. These include commercial or industrial structures, residential structures with six or more units, governmental structures, health care and nursing facilities, schools, and any structure that is deemed by the Fire Chief as high risk. Information on and the purchasing of the key lock boxes can be found at Knoxbox.
With the adoption of new state fire codes in 2016, Greenfield Fire Department will be enforcing all the requirements for mobile and temporary food vending. Information on the what will be required and enforced can be found here.
Posted: Wed, Dec 21, 2016 02:16 PM
Updated Tue, Jul 19, 2022 12:00 AM