Residential inspections are conducted, upon request, for individuals who are pursuing a state license for operating any of, but not limited to, the following facilities: Foster Homes, Assisted Living Homes, Alternative Family Living Homes (AFL), Adult Day Cares, or Child Day Cares. Inspections are conducted initially to ensure that all federal, state, and local requirements for Fire and Life Safety are met; then on an annual basis thereafter.
A $50 inspection fee is required prior to each of the residential inspections listed above. Payment can be made via cash or check made payable to New Bern Fire-Rescue at Headquarters Station, located at 1401 Neuse Boulevard; please be certain to bring your inspection form with you when you make your payment/appointment. Appointments will be scheduled upon receipt of payment. On most occasions, inspections can be scheduled within two business days of receipt of payment.
Questions about residential inspections? Call New Bern Fire-Rescue at (252)639-2931.