Fire Marshal

P.O. Box 462 / 104 Dobbs Street
Hertford, NC 27944
(252) 426-8283
(252) 426-1850

The Perquimans County Fire Marshal division works to prevent and/or reduce the incidence of fire by increasing the awareness and knowledge of the residents and businesses regarding fire safety, and by ensuring compliance with the North Carolina Fire Code.  This work is accomplished through fire prevention education, fire investigations and compliance inspections.

Hours: Tuesday & Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

County Forest Rangers

  • (252) 426-5551
  • Robert Lacy – County Forest Ranger
  • Erica Zimmerman – Asst. County Forest Ranger

Request an Inspection

Visit our Building Inspector Page below to fill out a Permit Application.

Online Burning Permit Request

Visit the NC Forest Service to request a burning permit online.

NC Forest Service Burn Permit Request Form

Fire Safety Information

Information for Children & Parents

Information for Homeowners & Renters

Oxygen Safety Resource

Contact Emergency Services

Jonathan Nixon
Emergency Services Director
P.O. Box 563 / 159 Creek Drive
Hertford, NC 27944
(252) 426-5646
Fax: (252) 426-2049

Emergency Notification Registration