Inspections and Consumer Info.

Don’t forget to Change the batteries in your smoke detector!


Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection Procedure

Fire Inspection Certificates are required for the resale of existing homes. The Town inspects all work related to commercial fire alarms. The Town oversees connections to the Municipal Fire Alarm System (for local businesses) and enforces the RI Fire Safety Code as it pertains to the installation and maintenance of commercial fire alarm systems for all new and existing buildings.

Click here for information the Town’s new online system and select Fire Alarm & Fire District to find instructions, fees, and options for the type of permit you need.

Smoke Detector Certificates are issued on-site 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.

Town Resources

State Resources


Fire Safety Code
Board of Appeals and Review



We encourage you to learn about the best safety measures to keep your home safe with the most up-to-date information.

Burn Permits

Please note burn permits are not issued by Union Fire District or Kingston Fire District. Burn Permits can be obtained directly from the Town by visiting the South Kingstown Public Safety Complex, located at 1790 Kingstown Road, Wakefield RI.

SK Union Fire District Forms

Application For Smoke Detector And Carbon Monoxide Compliance – SDI_Form
Residential Final CO Inspection Application – Final_Form
Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Detector Requirements for Dwellings – SD-CO-Rules-2013