Fire Bureau Staff

Gregory J. Velardi
Fire Official/Fire Subcode Official

• State of N.J. Certified Fire Official
• Uniform Construction Code of N.J.
• Subcode Official
• H.H.S. Technical Inspector
• B.S. Fire Safety Administration, Jersey City State College
• Former Chief, Wayne Fire Department
• 34 year member Wayne Fire Department

Richard Boonstra
Fire Inspector

• State of N.J. Certified Fire Official
• Former Chief, Wayne Fire Department
• 24 year member Wayne Fire Department
• Former Fire Commissioner, Wayne Fire Department

Mark Henry
Fire Inspector

• State of N.J. Certified Fire Official
• Uniform Construction Code of N.J.
• H.H.S. Technical Inspector
• Subcode Official
• A.A.S. Fire Science, P.C.C.C.
• 2 year member Wayne Fire Department

Mark Roth
Fire Inspector

• State of N.J. Certified Fire Inspector
• 14 year member Wayne Fire Department

Debbie Marks
Administrative Assistant


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Fire Inspection Bureau duties and responsibilities include:

• The inspection of all buildings and structures on an annual basis, with the exception of owner occupied one and two family dwellings.
• The investigation of all fire incidents that result in significant property damage, or where injury or death has occurred.
• The enforcement of all township fire ordinances.
• The inspection of one and two family dwellings prior to sale, lease, or rent and the issuance of a Certificate of Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Compliance.
• The investigation of all Fire Code Complaints.
• The issuance of fire safety permits to businesses.
• The review of all new construction plans and permit applications for compliance with the Uniform Construction Code.
• Conducts fire safety lectures to businesses, corporations, senior citizens groups and other civic agencies.

All businesses in the community require an annual fire safety inspection, and businesses are classified in two categories:

• Life Hazard Uses (LHU), as defined by the Uniform Fire Code.
• Non-Life Hazard Uses

All Life Hazard Uses pay an annual registration fee to the State Division of Fire Safety. All Non-Life Hazard Uses are charged a local registration fee based on the buildings square footage.

Wayne Township Fire Inspection Bureau
475 Valley Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone (973) 694-1800 ext. 3300
Fax (973) 305-9251

Town Hall

475 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesdays open until 7:00 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays

Wayne DPW Complex

201 Dey Road
Wayne, NJ 07470
Weekdays 7:30am-3:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Closed on State Holidays