Fire season is typically May 1st to October/November depending weather and fire conditions.
Proper clearance to 100 feet dramatically increases the chance of your house surviving a wildfire. This defensible space also provides for firefighter safety when protecting homes during a wildland fire.
They may be superseded by current Fire and Building Code regulations and amendments. To view these regulations click here.
Fee includes plan review and two site inspections. If additional on-site inspections are required a fee of $150.00 will be charged for the third and subsequent inspection(s).
Applicants need to go through the County Building Department or City of Placerville Building Department to verify and obtain an Administrative Permit under the Building Code and forward plans to the Fire Department.
There is no need to carry numerous keys or lock combinations which take up space, are subject to being lost or destroyed and takes up valuable time attempting to find the correct key or combination.
It is important to have a home fire escape plan that prepares your family to think fast and get out quickly when the smoke alarm sounds. What if your first escape route is blocked by smoke or flames? That’s why having two ways out is such a key part of your plan.
Never hang up until you are told to do so by the Dispatcher.