Fire Code Official - Greg Koontz
Asst. Fire Marshal - David Bentz
The chief responsibility of the Fire Code Office is FIRE PREVENTION. Fire Prevention is accomplished through code enforcement, inspections, engineering, education and fire investigation.
CODE ENFORCEMENT – The office is responsible for the enforcement of the ICC, NFPA, Exeter Township Ordinances and other related fire codes. Enforcement includes performing inspections, answering complaints and issuing permits.
ENGINEERING – The office is responsible for ensuring code compliance in all new building projects. This includes consultation with engineers, builders, and installers, plans examination and final acceptance inspections and tests.
EDUCATION – The office is responsible for providing fire prevention, fire safety education to the Township. This is accomplished through the use of media television, newspaper articles, education programs and demonstrations for civic, church, school groups and businesses.
FIRE INVESTIGATION – The office investigates the origin and cause of fires. The methodology used includes: the recognition, identification and preservation of evidence; sketch drawings; photographs; interviews and reports.
The Fire Code Office is located in the Township Building at 4975 DeMoss Rd. Phone: 610-779-5702