Monday - Friday
8:00 - 4:30
908.369.4313
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
908.369.4313

379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Do I Need a Permit? Ask the Fire Marshal

Often times Fire Marshals are asked if a permit is required - below is a short list of instances when a permit is required, however, it is not an all-inclusive list - for additional questions please contact the Hillsborough Fire Marshal’s office for additional information at 908-369- 4313 ext.7178. 

Q TENTS (with or without sides)
A. IT DEPENDS ON THE SIZE


Q. COOKING OPERATIONS (BBQ, Food Trucks)
A. YES Temporary cooking operations require a permit. 


Q. SLEEPOVER EVENTS (overnight stay)
A. YES Each sleepover event requires a permit in non-residential buildings. 

Q PLACE OF WORSHIP USED AS A SHELTER
A. YES A permit is required each time a place of worship is used for a shelter. 

Q. BON FIRES
A. YES Each Bon Fire requires a permit. 

Q. MULTI-PURPOSE ROOMS USED FOR MERCANTILE, AMUSEMENT OR DANCE
A. YES Multi-purpose rooms in all buildings that are used for a mercantile event such as a flea market or basket auction, or, an amusement event such as a dance or recital require a permit. 

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