Fire certificates FOI)
Fire certificates FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 21 September 2018.
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How many multi occupation buildings are there in Jersey that require a fire certificate?
How many multi occupation buildings currently have a fire certificate in Jersey?
What are the categories of buildings that require fire certificates in Jersey?
What penalties can be imposed or action taken with regard to buildings that do not have the appropriate fire certificates in Jersey?
What actions have been taken since the London Grenfell fire regarding properties that have failed to achieve fire certification in Jersey?
This is unknown, as the information required to validate if a premises needs a fire certificate is not held by any one department. The information is not held.
There are 151 certificated houses in multiple occupation.
The following categories of buildings require fire certificates:
Liable to a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or both.
All premises that have applied for a fire certificate (and were confirmed as requiring one by The Fire and Rescue Service) since the London Grenfell fire have either completed the certification process or are still undergoing completion. No premises, bought to the attention of The Fire and Rescue Service, that needed to achieve certification, have failed to achieve certification.