About the County Fire Marshal


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The County Fire Marshal Program, part of the Community Risk Reduction Division of San Diego County Fire, 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:

  • San Diego County FPD
  • Deer Springs FPD
  • Ramona MWD
  • Lakeside FPD *

* Effective July 1, 2021, Lakeside FPD will process all construction-related inspections and plan reviews. Please visit Lakeside FPD's website for more information.