Fire Prevention and Inspection
The Fire Prevention and Inspection Division is responsible for enforcing the City of Springfield’s Fire Ordinances, Chapter 148 of the Massachusetts General Laws, Code of Massachusetts Regulations 527 and the National Fire Protection Association Codes. These ordinances, laws and codes are enforced through inspections, permits and licenses and the associated fees.
The Inspection Division also handles complaints from the public, Notices of Hazard from Fire Companies, and Notice of Violations from the Building Department Code Enforcement Division and the Springfield Housing Authority. In addition, the Inspection Division conducts contamination inspections of vacant-abandoned buildings in conjunction with the Building Department.