Fire Prevention Board

The Bureau of Fire Prevention enforces the Uniform Fire Safety Act (P.L. 1983, C. 383) and all related codes and regulations in all buildings, structures, and premises, other than owner-occupied one and two-family dwellings, within Montgomery Township.  The Bureau follows the requirements of the Uniform Fire Safety Act and the Uniform Fire Code (N.J.A.C. 5:18). The Bureau of Fire Prevention shall be responsible for the periodic inspection of life hazard uses as required by the Uniform Fire Code. The Bureau of Fire Prevention shall annually prepare a report and transmit the same to the Township Committee, and the Commissioners of Fire Districts Nos. 1 and 2 summarizing the activities of all proceedings under the Uniform Fire Code. This report shall contain, without limitation, statistics concerning the number and location of inspections and violations, relevant municipal court action and recommendations for means of fire prevention. The Board of Fire Prevention shall meet at such times as may be necessary to fulfill its responsibilities, but in any event, not less than bi-monthly.

Meetings: The Board generally meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:00 PM in the Montgomery Twp. municipal building.

Upcoming Meetings

If you are interested in being considered for a volunteer position with us, apply using our Online Volunteer Application.

Membership: The members of the Board of Fire Prevention consists of the Fire Marshall and representatives of both fire companies and boards of fire commissioners, the Twp. Administrator, and both a business person and a member of the Montgomery Township Committee, appointed by the Township Committee.

Staff Support & Twp. Committee Liaison

Construction Official / Fire Marshall
(908) 533-9196
Township Committee Member
(908) 533-9190

100 Community Drive
Skillman, NJ 08558
United States

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40.418432944464, -74.656938757226

Community Center

Otto Kaufman
356 Skillman Road
Skillman, NJ 08558
(609) 466-3023

Main Offices


Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: (908) 359-3222