A Fire Protection Impairment is required anytime activities conducted may result in an unintentional fire protection system activation or when fire protection systems are being modified, inspected or tested. Fire Protection Impairment coordination is required by the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, National Fire Protection Association and University Policy. Emergency Services has been designated the University Impairment Coordinator by University Policy 30.1.3
. Any new installations, or modifications to existing fire protection systems must have an approved Construction Permit from the University Construction Code Official, or applicable local Construction Code Office if applicable. A Fire Protection Impairment will not be approved if a construction permit is not issued. Upon submission of an impairment request, the requestor will receive an automated e-mail indicating Approval, Approval with conditions or Denial. The review process can take up to five (5) business days.