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Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Week

2014 Safe and Sane Fireworks

The application period for 2014 Safe and Sane fireworks sales opens March 3, 2014 and ends March 28, 2014 at 4:30pm.  For questions or additional information please contact Stockton Fire Prevention or visit in person at the City of Stockton Permit Center located at 345 N. El Dorado Street.

 

    Role Fire Prevention Division

The primary objective of the Fire Prevention Division is to reduce the risk of fires and safeguard the lives, welfare, and economy of the community.  The Fire Prevention Division provides many services such as code enforcement, fire safety education, and fire investigation.  It also provides special and technical services such as plan checking and issuing fire code operational permits.

 

Fire Preventions is managed by a Division Chief who is also assigned to the position of Fire Marshal.  Additional sworn personnel include: a Fire Captain, a Fire Protection Specialist, an Arson Investigator, and non-sworn civilians who are responsible for fire safety inspections, public education and weed abatement complaints.  Two non-sworn positions also assist with administrative duties.

 

The Fire Prevention Division is located in the Permit Center along with the Community Development Department, the Planning & Engineering Division, and the Building & Life Safety Division.  This one-stop location provides more effective and efficient service for both business owners and contractors.

For more information regarding the fire prevention operational fire permit and plan check applications, please visit our Permit Center web page.

 

Fire Safety Regulations 

For helpful information regarding fire safety regulations for using barbecues on balconies, please click on the link above, or, please contact Stockton Fire Prevention.

 

 

External Links


Office of the State Fire Marshal - California 

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 2/28/2014