Fire Prevention Staff

Fire Prevention Division

Permit SonomaFire Prevention and Hazardous MaterialsFire Prevention and Hazardous Materials is a division of Permit Sonoma primarily responsible for programs, procedures, and projects for preventing the outbreak of fires within the unincorporated areas of the county.

The Hazardous Materials Unit regulates the storage, han­dling, and processing of hazardous materials through the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) program.

Our goal is to minimize the danger to persons and damage to property caused by fires. In addition to code adherence, the Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials Division staff is responsible for hazardous materials incident response, fire investigations, and emergency scene management support at emergencies.

Cleanup After Wildfires
For information about Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Sweeps or the Debris Removal process after a recent wildfire? Visit:

SoCo Adapts - Our Community, Our Responsibility
Community Wildfire Protection PlanMulti-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation PlanRebuilding

Related Resources

Area Fire Districts
If you’re looking for information about your local fire district, who will respond when you dial 911, and provide other services in your area please visit our zoning tool and look up your address.

Contact Information for the Individual Fire Districts

Department of Emergency Management
Information about mitigation, preparedness, planning, coordination of response, to County emergencies and disasters.

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