Fire Prevention Bureau


The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for reviewing, updating and enforcing fire-related codes and ordinances. Activities carried out by this Bureau include:

  • Code compliance inspections of all occupancies except single-family dwellings
  • Investigation of fires to determine origin and cause
  • Public education programs
  • Regulation of business-related hazardous waste
  • Vegetation management inspections
  • Weed abatement program
Santa Rosa Fire Department has been designated by the State of California as a Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for hazardous materials regulatory enforcement.


The Santa Rosa Fire Department maintains a progressive Fire Prevention Bureau staffed by a Fire Marshal, two Assistant Fire Marshals, five Fire Inspectors, a Fire Plans Examiner, and the administrative personnel.
All ten of the City's fire stations are involved in a fire inspection program and work closely with Fire Inspectors in the Fire Prevention Bureau to reduce our community's fire risk.