Township of Norwich
Historical. Agricultural. Beautiful.
Welcome to the Township of Norwich Fire Service. The Norwich
Fire Service proudly protects the lives, property, and environment for
people living, visiting and travelling through the Township of Norwich.
Norwich Fire Services is a volunteer fire department directed
by a full-time Fire Chief, and relies on 72 dedicated, enthusiastic and
professionally trained volunteer firefighters dispersed among four
stations strategically located across the Township.
A Township of Norwich Fire Permit authorizes a person to ignite and supervise a controlled fire. The
owner of the permit will be fully responsible to ensure the strict
conditions outlined on the permit are followed explicitly.
Fire / Burn Permit Application Form
Permit may be revoked at any time by the fire chief.
Failure to follow the conditions of the fire permit will result in fines
under municipal or provincial law as determined by the fire chief.
Recreational fires or back yard fires do not require a permit; however the specific conditions for recreational burning must be followed in accordance with Schedule ‘B’ of By-Law No. 39-2005
The fire chief shall be notified of any response to a
recreational fire where the By-law is not being adhered to and penalties
Fire inspections can be requested at any time from the Township of Norwich Fire Chief. Fire inspections that are required for licensing, property sale or for other financial reasons are subject to a fee as set out in the Township of Norwich User Fee By-law # 10-2021. Inspections that are a result of a fire safety complaint are not subject to a fee.
Please note: Fire inspections on public buildings such as schools and churches are not conducted on a routine basis. Inspections are carried out on request by the institution only.
For more information on Fire Inspections, the Office of the Fire Marshal has published Technical Guideline TG-01-2012 Fire Safety Inspection and Enforcement Guide.
Paul Groeneveld Fire & Protective Services (519) 468-2410 email@example.com 285767 Airport Road,Norwich, Ont.,N0J 1P0
Lindsay Picknell Fire & Protective Services (519) 468-2410 firstname.lastname@example.org 285767 Airport Road,Norwich, Ont.,N0J 1P0
Derek Van Pagee Fire & Protective Services (519) 468-2410 email@example.com 285767 Airport Road,Norwich, Ont.,N0J 1P0
Note: Fire Stations are not staffed. Contact the Director of Fire & Protective Services for non-emergent inquiries.
For emergency service, call 911.
You will need to provide which service you're looking for ( Example police, fire and / or ambulance) you will also need the civic address and street / road name.
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