Contact (707) 565-3551 to schedule inspections via the automated inspection request system. Enter your permit and “inspection type” number. “Inspection type” numbers are listed on the issued permit card under Fire Inspections. Schedule inspections a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Field inspections will be completed by a Sonoma County Fire Inspector. Please ensure the approved plans and PRMD permit job card are on-site for inspection.
Inspections may include but not be limited to:
Inspected for compliance with access; fire protection and vegetation management requirements prior to combustible construction.
Fire Water Supply Storage, Supply Lines and Fire Hydrants
Inspection of the underground fire line system will include location of water storage and wet stand pipe location. These inspections shall occur prior to combustible contraction if there are no other approved fire hydrants within 150 feet of the building pad.
Fire Sprinkler Inspection
A hydrostatic pressure test of the overheard sprinkler piping to ensure there is no leakage, locations of sprinklers to obstructions are compliance with approves plans. A final acceptance test to ensure alarms and designed flow requirements are met.
Building Fire Inspection
A final building permit clearance to ensure fire and life safety compliance in accordance with the approved plans. Access roads required fire protection systems, water supply, and fire hydrants shall be complete and accepted by a Fire Inspector for occupancy.
All letters, numbers and symbols designating a residential building address shall be minimum four inch (4") letter height, three-eighths inch (3/8") stroke, reflective, contrasting with the background color of the sign. Buildings located further than 30 feet from the street and multi-building complexes shall have an address posted at each driveway entrance. The address shall be visible and legible from both directions within 100-0 feet of travel along the road of which the address is located.
Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shall be labeled and secured to prevent movement in seismic locations and flood zones. Tanks shall be strapped per the California Fire Code and of Fire Safe Standards. All tanks shall have approved setbacks to property lines and building based on the total volume of the tank.