About Prevention

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The Prevention division of the San Diego County Fire Authority is responsible for the following programs and services:

  • Weed abatement and defensible space inspections
  • Discretionary project review
  • Plan check of building permit applications and fireĀ suppression/protection systems*
  • Inspections of new construction and fireĀ suppression/protection systems*
  • Sheriff's licensing inspections
  • Inspections of State licensed care facilities

*Agencies/areas we provide fire prevention services for: Borrego Springs FPD, Deer Springs FPD, Julian-Cuyamaca FPD, Lakeside FPD, Ramona MWD, Mootamai MWD, Pauma Valley MWD, Yuima MWD, and those communities within CSA 135.