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Prevention Division

The Fire Prevention Division enforces the requirements of the following:

  • Ontario Fire Code

  • Fire Protection and Prevention Act

  • Ontario Building Code

  • Municipal By-Laws

  • Gasoline Handling Act

  • Propane Handling Act

  • Storage and Utilization Code

  • Other Provincial, National and International Codes and Standards.

Fire Safety Inspections assure compliance with applicable laws. Owners or prospective owners can request on-site inspections, which carry a fee in accordance with Municipal policy.

The current fee schedule is available as a download attached to the right of this page.

Public Education

Public Education is an extremely important method to improve awareness and to teach life saving and injury prevention skills to a diverse community in which we live.

The Chatham-Kent Fire Department offers educational initiatives, programs and information in life & fire safety and injury prevention.  Please visit our comprehensive fire safety website at www.ckfes.ca.