MUNICIPALITY OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY
FIRE SERVICES

Fire Inspections

The responsibility for fire inspections falls under one of four jurisdictions. It is important to contact the correct agency when requesting a fire inspection.

Federal Fire Inspectors
Federal buildings

Contact: Local Fire Chief for information

Provincial Fire Inspectors
Provincially registered buildings such as bed and breakfasts
Hospitals
Schools
Senior’s care buildings
Initial liquor licensing
Special licensing

Contact: Nova Scotia Office of the Fire Marshal – 800 559 3473 - harveys@gov.ns.ca

Municipal Fire Inspectors
Community Centers
Commercial property
Industrial property
Retail property
Boarding Houses
Apartment buildings over 3 units
Re-application for licensing
Hotels
Motels

Contact: Municipality of Cumberland County – 902 667 2313 – dbuell@cumberlandcounty.ns.ca 

Local Assistant (as appointed by the Provincial Fire Marshall) with consent or request from owner.
Private dwellings with 3 or less units

Contact: Local Fire Chief