Fire Marshals’ Office

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Fire Marshal – Robert Emmott
Asst. Fire Marshal – Bruce Rice
Asst. Fire Marshal – Chris Hiener

Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection Procedure

Residential smoke alarm and carbon monoxide Certificates are required for the resale of existing homes.

Smoke Alarm Inspections are conducted during normal business hours on a schedule determined by the Fire Marshal. The $30.00 inspection fee must be received, prior to the inspection. Application for these inspections will be through the Town of South Kingstown’s View Point Cloud E-Permitting system (click here). Call the Union Fire District at (401)789-8354 to schedule the inspection after completing the application.

NOTE: You are advised to schedule your inspection to take place at least 2 weeks prior to your closing to allow for any deficiencies to be corrected.

Smoke Detector Certificates will be issued electronically at the time of the inspection for those properties that are deemed to be in compliance. A re-inspection must be scheduled for any property found to be non-compliant. An additional $60.00 fee may be charged for each re-inspection required.

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Fire Prevention Plan Review

The Union Fire District utilizes the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system for all plan review. The system is 100% electronic and no paper plans are accepted. All building related permits are issued through Town of South Kingstown’s Building Department. Fire Plan Review is performed under respective Building Permit, Mechanical Permit or Electrical Permit dependent on the scope of work.

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Tent Permits

Tent permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system.

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Tank Removal Permits

Tank removal permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system. Choose ‘General Fire Permit.’

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Fireworks Permits

Fireworks permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system. Choose ‘General Fire Permit.’

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Underground Piping – Private Hydrants & Sprinkler Systems

Underground fire service main permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system. Choose ‘Mechanical Permit.’

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Note: Click here for the District’s requirements and form that must be completed prior to permit approval and then followed throughout the process.

Commercial Fire Alarm

The Town of South Kingstown inspects all work related to commercial fire alarms. Click here for more information.

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