By statute, the Holliston Fire Department conducts the following inspections:

Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Installation

Fire Detection Systems

Fire Suppression Systems

Kitchen Suppression Systems

Industrial Suppression Systems

Oil Burners

Propane Tank Installations

Smoke Detector (26F)

New regulations in effect for smoke detector inspections as of January 1, 2015.

New Smoke Detector regulations went into effect on December 1, 2016 for homes built before January 1, 1975.

guidance document from the state


Carbon Monoxide Regulations went into effect March 31, 2006

Click here for the Consumer's Guide

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Removal / Installation


The Fire Department issues permits to individuals for the following:

Agricultural Burning

Black Powder



Fuel Storage

Open Burning

Code Enforcement

The Holliston Fire Department enforces the by-laws of the Town of Holliston, M.G.L. Chapter 148 [Fire Departments], 527 CMR [Fire Prevention Regulations], 780 CMR [Building Code], 105 CMR [State Sanitary Code] and NFPA Standards.  The enforcement activities are conducted primarily by the Fire Chief and the Deputy Chiefs, to whom the authority has been delegated by the State Fire Marshal. 

Fee Schedule

Click here for a copy of the fee schedule for permits and inspections.



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