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Fire and Life Safety Inspections

The fire and life safety inspection program was created in 2015 by ordinance of the Township of Hempfield. The goal of the program is to have every commercial building in Hempfield Township be free of fire hazards and to ensure compliance with the Hempfield Township Fire Prevention Code. The Township Code Enforcement Office and our third party inspection service, Commonwealth Enforcement Agency, administers this fire prevention code and life safety code.

Who will conduct the fire inspection?

Commonwealth Enforcement Agency will conduct the inspection of your facility. They may be assisted by members of the Hempfield Township Code Enforcement Office. The contact information for Commonwealth Enforcement Agency is:

Commonwealth Enforcement Agency
1633 State Route 51
Jefferson Hills, PA 15205
1-866-410-4952

When will the fire inspector show up?

The fire inspector will not announce when he/she is coming, and the frequency of inspection is based on the type of facility. Some facilities are inspected once a year with some being inspected every three years.

What types of buildings are required to be inspected?

All commercial properties in Hempfield Township will be inspected on an annual or tri-annual basis. The frequency of the facilities inspection will be determined by its occupancy classification found in the 2009 International Building Code.

For more information, check out the full Hempfield Fire Brochure and Hempfield Fire and Safety Inspections info sheet.

Warning From Berkeimer

It has been brought to our attention that a taxpayer has posted a photo of their 2014 Local Earned Income Tax Reminder Notice on social media claiming that the notice is a scam. This photo has been shared via social media and has gone viral. As a result other taxpayers may also believe this to be true and will disregarded the reminder notice and fail to file their Local Earned Income Taxes.  Read More! 

Bridge Closures

The Harhai Bridge in Hempfiled will be closed.

Check back here for more information on when the bridge will reopen.

Township Forms and Permits

Looking for township forms and permits?  You'll find everything from building permit applications and swimming pool permits to our commercial buildings checklist on our Forms and Permits page.

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