The Knox Box is a high-security key box system, designed to give firefighters and emergency services immediate access to locked buildings, elevators and other secured areas.
The Knox Box is required where access to or within a structure or an area is restricted because of secured openings or where immediate access is necessary for life-saving or firefighting purposes. The code official is authorized to require a key box to be installed in an accessible location. Approved lock box containers shall be installed in the location that is designated by the Fire Department. The key box shall be of an approved type and shall contain keys to gain access as required by the code official.
Proper Key Confirmation
If you would like the Fire Department to come out to your business to confirm that you have the proper keys in the Knox Box contact the Highland Park Fire Prevention Bureau at (847) 926-1075.