Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent social distancing policies, the Ventura County Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau has implemented modified inspection guidelines.

Conducting Business with the Fire Prevention Bureau

Welcome to the Fire Prevention Bureau.  For general Fire Prevention related questions, you may contact the Fire Prevention Counter at (805) 389-9738 Monday through Friday between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Click an option below to get detailed instructions.

Please provide ALL of the following documents based upon your scope of work within a single email.  Failure to include all required documents may result in extended application and review time.  Email the required documents to fireprevention@ventura.org.

 

1. Form 610 - Fire Permit Application is required for any new structure or addition to existing structures.

 

2. Form 625 - Fire Flow Verification is required for all new structures and additions to existing commercial structures.

 

3.  A copy of a site plan reflecting all fire hydrants within 500 feet of the parcel and floor plans of the structure.  (Max file size not to exceed 250 MB)

A State Fire Marshal regulated occupancy is any occupancy classified as a Group A, E, I, R, H, and L per the California Building Code.  These occupancies require a concurrent plan review by both the Building Department for the jurisdiction and the Fire Department.

 

Please provide ALL of the following documents based upon your scope of work within a single email.  Failure to include all required documents may result in extended application and review time.  Email the required documents to fireprevention@ventura.org.

 

1. Form 610 - Fire Permit Application is required for any new structure or tenant improvement of an existing structure where the occupancy classification is regulated by the State Fire Marshal.

 

2. Complete set of construction drawings inclusive of all Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing sheets.  The Fire Department does not require structural drawings.  (Max file size not to exceed 250 MB)

Please provide ALL of the following documents based upon your scope of work within a single email.  Failure to include all required documents may result in extended application and review time.  Email the required documents to fireprevention@ventura.org.

 

1. Form 610 - Fire Permit Application is required for all fire protection system submittals (fire sprinklers, fire alarms, commercial cooking hoods, private water systems, etc.)

 

2. Complete set of construction drawings in accordance with the California Fire Code and applicable NFPA Standards.  (Max file size not to exceed 250 MB)

 

3. All applicable; hydraulic calculations, specification sheets, CSFM listing sheets, manufacturers installation manuals.

Fees may be paid by one of the following methods:

1. Online by credit card using Ventura County Citizen Access.

 

2. Mail a check to:
Ventura County Fire Department c/o Fire Prevention Bureau
165 Durley Ave.
Camarillo, CA 93010

An inspection may be requested by one of the following methods:

 

1. Via email - Submit a completed Form 611 - Inspection Request at fire.inspections@ventura.org.

 

2. Via phone - contact the Fire Prevention Inspection Request Line at (805) 389-9744.

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