Commercial Service

Merging Citizen Dashboard with Open Hamilton

The Citizen Dashboard is being converted into an Open Data format, linking the Citizen Dashboard with Open Hamilton. During this conversion, the data on the Citizen Dashboard will not be updated quarterly, resulting in some data being out of date. The conversion is expected to be completed in September 2019. 

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Commercial/industrial businesses and properties are important to the local economy. Working collaboratively with our commercial/industrial partners will assist in reducing the incidents of fire through fire prevention initiatives, public education and pre-fire planning. Fire Prevention staff conduct inspections of occupancies to ensure compliance with the Ontario Fire Code.

Top Causes

 #1 Arson
#2 Electrical/ Mechanical

2018 Q3
It’s important to understand the top causes so fire prevention or public education activities can be designed based on this information.

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Vulnerable Occupancy Inspections


2018 Q3
Residents of vulnerable occupancies are protected through compliance with the fire code and properly trained staff in their facility that are ready to respond to a fire emergency.

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Structure Fires


2018 Q3
Commercial businesses and industry are important to the livelihood of citizens and a commercial fire can have a serious impact on the local economy.

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