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Fire Official / Home Inspections

Tom Horner
Fire Official – State of New Jersey Division of Fire Safety
609-960-5273
thomas.horner@dca.nj.gov

Effective immediately, questions about or requests for inspections should be directed to Mr. Tom Horner, NJ Division of Fire Safety, by using the contact information above.

Emails and voicemails left for the Maple Shade Fire Official’s office, after 10/12/2021, should be re-directed to Mr. Horner.

Thank you for your cooperation.

SALE OF A HOME OR RENTAL INSPECTIONS:

An inspection is required by the State of New Jersey for a Certificate of Compliance for smoke and carbon monoxide detectors by the Township Fire Official.

Please contact the Fire Official at 609-960-5273 or thomas.horner@dca.nj.gov Leave a message on the voicemail and the Fire Official will call you back to schedule an inspection appointment.

NOTE:  At this time, when a home is sold or rented, the construction office does NOT perform a new Certificate of Occupancy (CO) inspection.

PERMITS THAT HAVE BEEN ISSUED:

To obtain information regarding prior permits that have been issued for a property, a “request for public information” (Open Public Records Act – OPRA) form must be completed and submitted to the Township Clerk office.

The Property Maintenance ordinance for the Township is Chapter 152.  https://ecode360.com/MA0445

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