The primary responsibility of the Fire Marshal is the enforcement of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code and other local fire safety regulations. Major activities within the scope of this office include:
- Inspections of Life Hazard Uses;
- Inspections of Non-Life Hazard Uses (except owner-occupied one- and two-family dwellings);
- Fire Safety Complaints;
- Fire Permit Control;
- Fire Lane Enforcement;
- Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide / Fire Extinguisher Compliance for Resale of Residential Properties and;
- Fire Investigations to Determine Origin & Cause.
Hackettstown has a Shared Service Agreement with Mt. Olive for the Fire Official service.