General Fire Safety Checklist
Permits Today’s Date: ________________
Permits issued by the New Jersey State Division of Fire Safety are required for the following:
Tents: greater than 30 linear feet or 900 square feet; with or without sides. Barbecues: other than the stationary barbecues on campus and barbecues provided by Dining Services. The use of
Note: Use of the College owned tents do not require a permit. Personal Barbecues is PROHIBITED.
Overnight Stays: for events held in Assembly Areas (i.e. Friends Hall, Open Burning: Bonfires, torches, campfires etc. Should first seek approval of the President’s Cabinet.
Bradley Center, Alumni Lounges, Pavilion etc.) with or without a designated
Mercantile Use: The use of indoor Assembly Areas with occupancy LP Gas/Propane: the use of LP Gas/Propane on campus.
> 100 persons for the sale of merchandise.
Fireworks: Should first seek approval of the President’s Cabinet. Carnivals and Circuses: that use mobile structures for the events.
Cooking: the use of grease and/or oils including the use of Grease Food Note: Applications for Permits are processed online; Credit Card or E Check is
Vendors; either stationary or mobile. the only acceptable means of payment. Checks are no longer accepted. Permits are issued upon
satisfactory completion of an on-site inspection by a NJ State Fire Inspector.
Flame Resistant Certifications Required
Pipe & Drape (P&D): obtain from the vendor a Certificate of Flame Resistance. Also, P&D
cannot block any fire alarm devices and any EXIT Ways or EXIT Signs.
Skirts for tables, platforms and stages: obtain from the vendor a Certificate of Flame Resistance.
Decorative Materials: obtain from the vendor a Certificate of Flame Resistance. Also,
Decorative Materials cannot block any fire alarm devices and any EXIT Ways or EXIT Signs.
A completed form is required for each Event. Check the boxes below that are applicable. Completed forms and *Floor
Plans shall be submitted at the Student or Major Events Meeting when your event is scheduled to be presented.
Reservation No. __________ Name of Event: ______________________________ Date of Event: ___________ Location: _________________________
Estimated No. of Attendees: ____ Event Coordinator Print Name: ____________________ Phone No. _______________ Signature: __________________
Open Flame – Other
Candles: The use of candles is strictly limited; refer to Candle and Incense Policy.
Sterno: For all events that may include the use of sterno, refer to the Sterno Fuel Use Policy.
Incense: The use of Incense is PROHIBITED
*Floor Plans: A Floor Plan of reasonable quality and
clarity for each event is required to be submitted at
the Student or Major Events Meeting.
Fire Safety Policies and Procedures: Further
information in connection with Fire Safety Policies and
Procedures is located at the following address:
Contact Dennis Harrington, the College Fire Marshal at extension
6252 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with obtaining
permits and Fire Safety Guidance.
When You Gamble With Safety, You Bet Your Life!
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