The Grand Chute Fire Department requires a key lock box system to be installed to facilitate the rapid and non-destructive entry of fire department personnel to verify the existence of a fire or other emergency situation on the following types of buildings:
Building owners and property managers can now purchase key box products and receive fire department approval for orders online at http://www.knoxbox.com/.
- Newly constructed commercial, industrial, and residential multifamily structures.
- Existing commercial or industrial structures protected by an automatic alarm system or automatic suppression system.
- Existing multi-family residential structures that have restricted access through locked doors and have a common corridor access to living units.
- Existing nursing care facilities.
**Be certain to indicate that your are within the jurisdiction of the Grand Chute Fire Department**
Once obtained, the key boxes shall be installed at or near the main entrance to the building, at a height of not less than four feet and not exceeding six feet. To have your building's keys secured in the box, to change keys, or for additional questions please feel free to contact Assistant Chief Schommer at (920) 832-6050.
The applicable section of the Municipal Code can be found here.