Vegetation Management aka Defensible Space (415) 485-3054
Fire Prevention (415) 485-3308
Non-Emergency (415) 485-3000
1375 Fifth Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Emergency Response: 24/7
For Emergencies Call 911
For information on an active emergency, such as a vegetation fire or flood, please visit the Marin County public emergency portal at https://emergency.marincounty.org
Fire Prevention, Construction Inspections
The Inspection Section of the Bureau of Fire Prevention inspects the life safety components of new building construction, building remodels, and fire sprinkler & fire alarm systems to ensure compliance with the San Rafael Fire Code.
Plan and Prepare for a Wildfire
Getting prepared can seem overwhelming. But you are probably more prepared than you think and every step you take moves you forward! Find resources to make sure your home is in compliance with San Rafael's vegetation standards.
Defensible space is essential to improve your home’s chance of surviving a wildfire. Find out what you can do to be compliant with vegetation standards.
Get a comprehensive 360-degree evaluation of your home and property for wildfire risks.
Discover projects the City is undertaking to reduce the risk of wildfire in public land.
FIRESafe MARIN provides support for "Chipper Days" to help you reduce combustible landscaping.
Have you done work to protect your home from wildfires? See if it is eligible for our grant!
Need help preparing your property for wildfires? See if our Direct Assistance program can help you.
When emergencies strike, public safety officials use timely and reliable systems to alert you. Sign up now.