Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Services

Responsibilities

The Lincoln Fire Rescue and Emergency Services provides a number of fire prevention services.

These include:

  • Fire investigations to determine the origin and cause of fires and explosions

  • Site and building plans examination
  • Fire safety inspections on a request basis for licensing, consultation, and other purposes on a fee-for-service payment
  • Inspections on a complaint basis where there are suspected Fire Code infraction, violation of the Open-Air Burning By-law, and/or fire safety concerns
  • Public Education
     

Fire Safety Inspections

The fire prevention office conducts a number of fire inspections on a fee-for-service payment to ensure compliance with the Fire Protection and Prevention Act to ensure community safety. 

These include:

  • Private home day care (less than 5 children) - $150.00
  • Licenced day care - $300.00
  • AGCO liquor licence inspection - $300.00
  • Residential - based on initial unit and then each additional unit
    • 1-5 units - $300.00 first unit & $37.50 per additional unit
    • 6 or more units - $450.00 first unit & $37.50 per additional unit
  • Assembly Occupancy
    • up to 150 persons - $300.00
    • over 150 persons - $600.00
  • Vulnerable Care Occupancy
    • up to 10 residents - $700.00
    • 11-100 residents - $920.00
    • over 100 residents - $1,370.00
  • Commercial/Industrial
    • up to 10,000 sq. feet - $300.00
    • each additional 5,000 sq. feet - $75.00
  • Tent/temporary structure - $300.00
  • Medical Marijuana Facility/Clandestine Drug Lab - $1,500.00
  • Food Truck/Refreshment Vehicle (per vehicle) - $150.00
  • Special event inspection - $150.00 per hour, one-hour deposit required

To request a fire safety inspection you can complete this request form (print and bring to Town Hall) or complete in-person at Town HallPayment is required at time of submitting the request. 


Fire Safety Education

We all have a role to play in keeping ourselves, our family, and neighbours safe from fire and related hazards. These include installation of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and having a home evacuation plan for your household. 

Other topics of interest to keep safe include:

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