Fire Prevention

Fire Alarm System Inspections
Fire alarm systems must be inspected and tested upon final installation and also prior to occupancy.

Requirements for Business License Applicants
Prior to occupancy being granted, the following shall in in compliance at the building leased:
  • You must provide at least on 5lb. ABC fire extinguisher at your tenant space (exact number of extinguishers to be determined by the square footage of the occupancy). All extinguishers must be wall mounted and identified
  • All emergency lights and exit lights must be fully functional and working.
  • Ground fault interrupter circuits must be installed within 5ft. of all wet locations i.e. kitchen sink, restroom sink, utility tub, etc.
  • There shall be no circuit breaker openings in the electrical panel. Blanks shall be installed in all unused openings.
  • Only push paddle or thumb turn locks are acceptable on inside door locks. Inside key locks are not allowed.

Fire Prevention Tips
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Fire Alarm System Plan Review
Plans for each fire alarm system must be submitted to the Roselle Fire Department.
Mail plans to:
Attn: Fire Prevention Bureau
100 E. Maple Avenue
Roselle, IL 60172

Fire Prevention Bureau Schedule of Fees

Fire Protection System
Plans for each fire protection system must be submitted for review purposes to:
Roselle Fire Department
100 E. Maple Avenue
Roselle, IL 60172

Please note that some plans may be sent out for an independent review.

Fire Suppression Sprinkler Requirements
For additional information on fire suppression sprinkler requirements, please see the fire suppression sprinkler FAQ.

Fire Lanes
The design and location of fire lanes shall be according to standards set by the Department of Public Works and Fire Department.

Fuel Tanks
All permits for below and above ground fuel tank installation or renewal shall go through the office of the State Fire Marshal Petroleum Division.

Final approval will be granted by the Village of Roselle Fire Department.

Fire Alarm Monitors
Signals are received by the Roselle Police Department dispatch center via wireless radio.

Contact NORCOMM Communication at (630) 530-2991 for details.

Fire Department Key Lock Box
To facilitate Fire Department entry to a building, a Fire Department key lock box shall be provided adjacent to a doorway. Both the model and type and location are to be approved by the Fire Department.

All keys placed in the lock box shall be tagged for property identification.

Open Burning
If you live in the Village of Roselle or Roselle Fire Protection District open burning is prohibited, except where an approved container is used. Fire pits are allowed as long as they are used in compliance with Roselle's open burning / fire pit rules and regulations.

For more information please call the Fire Prevention Office, Fire Marshal Bob Morris at (630) 671-2842.