Compliance with Fire Code Regulations | Nassau County Fire Prevention Ordinance

All businesses, individuals and residents in Nassau County are required to comply with the Nassau County Fire Prevention Ordinance.  The Nassau County Fire Prevention Ordinance is enforced by the Nassau County Fire Marshal and individuals appointed by the Nassau County Fire Marshal to enforce the Nassau County Fire Prevention Ordinance (the “Nassau County Fire Code”).   

The Nassau County Fire Code establishes uniform regulations in conjunction with the recommendations of the Nassau County Fire Commission for the fire and life safety standards of Nassau County businesses, buildings, restaurants, residents and individuals.  The Nassau County Fire Code is also designed to implement the requirements for Nassau County fire detection and suppression systems, which include Fire Sprinkler Systems, Fire Alarm Systems, Fire and Smoke Detection Systems and Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems.  The Nassau County Fire Code also sets forth the requirements for applications, fees, plans, inspection, testing and recognition of required life safety systems and equipment. 

As business owners, individuals and residents of Nassau County, it is required that you adhere to all provisions of the Nassau County Fire Code.  In fact, many times Nassau County business owners, individuals and residents are unfamiliar with the Nassau County Fire Code, and find themselves facing violations under the Nassau County Fire Code that carry substantial fines and/or potential criminal charges without the knowledge required to properly resolve such allegations.  

Many Nassau County business owners are also unaware that general rule for corporate representation is that corporations are “artificial entities” and must only appear in court through an attorney when confronting a Nassau County Fire Code violation.   Unfortunately, numerous Nassau County business owners are unaware of the requirement to appear by attorney until they are summoned to court and told to reappear on a future date with an attorney present.  Our team of Nassau County Fire Code Violations lawyers prides itself on representing the best interests of your Nassau County corporation, while allowing you to run your Nassau County business in an efficient manner.

At Bashian & Papantoniou, our Nassau County Fire Code Violations Attorneys can assist you in effectively resolving your Nassau County Fire Code violations by appealing such orders through the Nassau County Fire Marshal office or by appearing on your behalf in the Nassau County court assigned to hear and determine such Nassau County Fire Code violation.   In Nassau County, all Nassau County Fire Code violations are heard in Arraignment Room B of the District Court of Nassau County, at 99 Main Street, Hempstead, New York.   The Nassau County Fire Code Violations lawyers of Bashian & Papantoniou have a history of successfully representing business owners and restaurants charged with violations of the Nassau County Fire Code.

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