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Notice to Business Owners

The Office of the Fire Prevention Bureau, for the City of Aurora, is hereby giving notice to all business owners:

It is your responsibility to fax or email annual test documentation for all fire alarm, fire sprinkler, and fire pump systems in your building.

These documents must be sent to the Fire Prevention Bureau annually. It is your responsibility to make sure that we receive them. It is not the responsibility of the Alarm Company or sprinkler company to pass on this information to the Fire Prevention Bureau. Mail to 5 E. Downer Place, #G, 60507 or Fax to (630) 256-4139.

You are responsible:

  • For the annual testing of your fire alarm system. Per NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm Code, a licensed Fire Alarm Contractor must test your Fire Alarm System annually and test documentation must be submitted to the Fire Prevention Bureau.
  • For the annual inspection, testing, and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems. Per NFPA 25 Standard, a licensed contractor must test your Fire Pumps, Sprinkler Systems, and Hose Stations annually and test documentation must be submitted to the Fire Prevention Bureau.
  • For the semi-annual inspection and cleaning of commercial cooking operations per International Fire Code 2009.