Fire Official

Fire Inspector / Fire Official

Fire Prevention Bureau
William E. Walsh
149 Wheatsworth Road
Hardyston, NJ 07419
Phone (973) 823-7020 or (973) 697-4895 ext 9356
On June 6, 2011, Hamburg Borough entered a shared service agreement with Hardyston Township for the position of the Fire Official. All questions regarding Life Hazard and non Life Hazard; smoke detector and carbon monoxide inspections should be directed to Mr. Walsh.

Sellers must also schedule an appointment with the Fire Official for a Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Detector/Fire Extinguisher Certification (Certificate of Habitability).  Appointments should be scheduled at least two (2) weeks prior to closing.

The fees are as follows:

Payments received more than ten (10) business days prior to the change of occupancy is $45.00

Payments received 4 – 10 business days prior to change of occupancy is $90.00

Payments received less than 4 business days prior to change of occupancy is $161.00

NOTE: Change of tenancy also requires a Certificate of Habitability (Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Detector Certification) see details above.