CO and Smoke Appointments

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspection Appointments

All appointments should be made at least 10 business days prior to the closing.  Don't waint until the last minute!  To schedule an appointment, you or your agent, may call the Fire Prevention Office at (781) 235-1300 x -6229.  The Fire Prevention office is open Monday thru Friday from 7 am to 5 pm.

You will either speak to an inspector or leave a message with the appropriate information on the Fire Prevention phone line.  If you leave a message, your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Please have the following information available to allow us to serve you better.

Your Name

Your Phone Number

Address of Inspection

Number of units in the building

Hours of inspection are between 9:30 - 1200 (on the half hour) each day and are made on a first-come, first serve basis.

The cost of the inspection is as follows

One family $50

Two Family $100

Three to Five Family $150

Six Families and above $500

Payment is made at the time of the inspection.

Payment shall be made by Personal Check, Bank Check, or Money Order only made out to "Town of Wellesley"

Prior to the arrival of the Fire Department Inspector

  • Make sure that your posted street number is visible from the street(MGL c.148 59)
  • Make sure that you have the proper type of alarms 
  • The inspector may require that they be taken down for compliance verification
  • Make sure that all alarms are installed in the proper locations.
  • Make sure that all alarms are working properly.
  • After passing the inspection, the fire department will issue your 26f Certificate of Compliance.
  • Make sure all alarms have not expired/ (10 years for smoke alarms - 7 years for CO detectors)