One of the major activities of the division is to enforce the California Fire Code and other fire-related codes and ordinances. Responsibilities include reviewing building construction plans, inspections of new construction for code compliance, conducting fire safety inspections for commercial occupancies, special events, licensed care facilities, vegetation management plans, and site visits.
The division is staffed by Two full-time fire inspectors including Extra-Help. A Fire Services Customer Service staff person is available for walk-in questions Tuesday thru Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm, the Customer Service Desk will be closed Monday and Friday all day.
The Permit and Resource Management Department is located at 2550 Ventura Avenue in Santa Rosa. You can also reach Fire Services Customer Service Staff by email, click here..
Site mitigation's and site evaluations are available and require a 2 hour inspection fee. Mitigation's and site evaluations will be conducted at the discretion of the fire inspector. Contact: Steve Mosiurchak to arrange for a site visit.
Any construction with out permits will be subject to fines adopted by State and Local code. If a project is found by a Fire Code Official or a complaint is filed with Sonoma County Building Department or the Sonoma County Fire and Emergency Services Department the violator will be subject to fines prior to the issue of the permit.
If a site inspection is requested and the site is not ready when the inspector arrives then a 2 hour inspection fee will be charged to the permit applicant at the discretion of the fire inspector.