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Business Inspections

Business Inspections

Firefighters annually visit every commercial business and multi-family dwelling in the City of East Peoria as part of the Commercial Business and Multi-Family Resident Fire and Safety Inspection Program.

Firefighters conduct safety and familiarization inspections annually to ensure commercial businesses and multi-family dwellings comply with city, state and national codes. The goal of the program is to ensure a safe atmosphere for those who work at, patronize or visit a business or live in a multi-family residents in East Peoria.

In addition, the inspections allow firefighters to familiarize themselves with the layout of a building, which is important in case the building catches fire or incurs some type of massive damage.

Items Being Inspected (as required)

  • Building address visible on front
  • Fire hydrants clear
  • Gas meters clear
  • Knox Box present
  • Sprinkler system inspection forms
  • Sprinkler system condition
  • Standpipe condition
  • Fire pump inspection form
  • Fire pump conditions
  • Fire extinguishers within expiration
  • Fire alarm system inspection form
  • Fire alarm condition
  • Occupancy load signs posted
  • Exits clear of debris
  • Exit signs lighted
  • Emergency lights working when tested
  • Stairways clear
  • Isles clear
  • Interior storage conditions
  • Exterior storage conditions
  • Electrical panel free of debris
  • All compressed gas cylinders properly chained
  • Hazardous materials present
  • Kitchen hood system inspection form
  • General housekeeping

For more information, contact:

Assistant Fire Chief John Knapp, 427-7673
Building Inspector Tony Griffin, 427-7620

 



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