Fire Prevention Contact Info

Sheryl A. Reed
Chief, Bureau of Fire Prevention

phone icon (518) 371-6702
fax icon (518) 383-2668
email icon Email
map icon 1 Town Hall Plaza
      Clifton Park, NY 12065




Steven M. Myers P.E. – Director – Building & Zoning
Robert Adams – Code Enforcement Officer
Wade E. Schoenborn – Code Enforcement Officer

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm


Fire Prevention Bureau is Responsible For:

  • Enforcing the Building and Fire codes of New York State and the Code of the Town of Clifton Park as it pertains to the construction and inspection of industrial, residential and commercial sites, day care centers, multiple dwellings, hotels, motels and places of public assembly for fire safety compliance.
  • Performing annual and bi-annual inspections of commercial establishments, multiple dwellings, and places of public assembly.
  • Issuing permits for heat-producing fuel burning equipment such as furnaces, water heaters, fireplaces, woodstoves, gas logs and inserts.
  • Performing permit-related inspections to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and laws.
  • As requested by local fire departments, responding to structure fires and other emergency situations.
  • Working closely with the Supervisor’s office, the Planning Dept, the Emergency Services Advisory Board, the Fire Appeals Board, the Disaster Coordinator, the County 911 Office of Emergency Services, and local fire departments to achieve the highest possible level of safety for town residents.
  • Manages assignment and standards for 911 address numbers.
  • Open burning permits and complaints.
  • Conducts fire prevention education to the community with our Fire Prevention Bus mobile classroom.

For More Fire Prevention Information Please click links below

New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control (NYS OFPC)
United States Fire Administration
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Downloadable Permit Application and Information 
Please click links below

pdf Fire Prevention Permit Review (381 KB)
pdf Change of Tenant Permit Application (232 KB)
pdf 911 House Number Standards (35 KB)
pdf Heat Producing Equipment - Permit Applicaiton (24 KB)
pdf Heat Producing Equipment Notice (28 KB)
pdf Burning Permit Requirements (143 KB)
pdf Burning Permit Application (17 KB)
pdf Smoke Alarms in Existing Residences Requirements (178 KB)
pdf Hazardous Material Report Form (722 KB)
pdf Prohibition of Barbeque Grills on Combustible Balconies and Decks (115 KB)
pdf Kitchen Fire Suppression Systems (47 KB)
pdf Outdoor Wood Boilers (126 KB)  

Town Fire Districts Please click links below to access the Fire Departments Webpage

Clifton Park Fire Department
Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department
Vischer Ferry Fire Department
West Crescent Fire Department
Ballston Lake Fire Department
Rexford Fire Department


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Upcoming Events

21 May 2018;
07:00PM -
Town Board Meeting
23 May 2018;
07:00PM -
Planning Board Meeting
28 May 2018;
Town Hall Closed

Contact Us - 518-371-6651

1 Town Hall Plaza
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Hours: Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm