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Protection and Planning

The Protection and Planning Bureau is committed to providing professional fire and life safety engineering, permitting and inspection services for the citizens, developers and the business community in Fresno County. The Bureau works closely with the County of Fresno building and planning departments and other jurisdictions to implement new construction and development standards consistently throughout the County of Fresno. Under contract, the District provides protection and planning services to the Auberry and Shaver Lake Community Service Areas and the Bald Mountain Fire Protection District.

May contain: wood, plywood, person, human, chair, and furniture

 

ATTENTION - Plans submitted will require payment for plan review. Please refer to current fee schedule for details.                                                                                     Make Checks payable to: Fresno County Fire Protection District.

Additional Resources

FIRE PERMIT APPLICATIONProtection and Planning Fee Schedule.pdfPolicy 2014-01-Ag Processing & Storge BuildingsPolicy 2015-01-AgriculturalPolicy 2016-01-Detached Accessory BuildingsFire Flow Requirements StandardsTeachers Classroom Fire and Life Safety InspectionsSchool Inspection Guide - 2019 CFCWeed Abatement Standards 2022

 

Fresno County SRA Fire Safe Regulations

As required by Fresno County Code of Ordinances Title 15 – Building and Construction, Chapter 15.60 – State Responsibility Area Fire Safe Regulations of the County: new construction located within the State Responsibility Areas (SRA) of Fresno County is required to meet certain minimum uniform standards for basic emergency access, perimeter wildfire protection measures, signing and building numbering, private water supply reserves for emergency fire use, and vegetation modifications.  Below are links to the Fresno County Ordinance; the “SRA Residential Guidance Document” and the “Residential Final Inspection Checklist for Compliance with SRA Fire Safe Regulations”.

Fresno County Ordinance

SRA Residential Guidance Document

Residential Final Inspection Checklist for Compliance with SRA Fire Safe Regulations (Download/View PDF Below)

 

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