REQUEST FOR A FIRE INSPECTION
The primary function of the office is to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the public. This office is designed to provide Wilkesboro’s business, industries, churches and the public with basic information about fire prevention, education and fire code prevention. The staff conducts fire inspections on all commercial and some residential occupancies. Also, the staff issues required permits and conducts plans review for new construction.
A Town of Wilkesboro Fire Inspector will respond to any complaint made to our office. Most inspections of occupancies will be provided on the following schedule:
Fire Inspections Chart
Once every 6 mo Schools Public & Private
Once every year Hazardous Industrial High Rise Assembly
Once every 2 yrs Educational
Once every 3 yrs Business - Mercantile Storage Churches Synagogues
Frequency rates for inspections of occupancies as mandated by the NC General Statutes superseded this schedule. however, it is the discretion of the Fire Inspector to inspect more frequently as needed.