Fire Inspections

  • All Fire Permits start with a "F". 
  • All construction for which a permit is required shall be inspected and remain accessible and exposed until approved by a City Fire Inspector.
  • The permit and approved set of plans must be onsite at all times throughout the construction process.

Contractor Responsibilities

  • It is each installing subcontractor’s responsibility to make sure that all required inspections are made on a project, including both in-progress inspections and the final inspection for their permits.
  • The subcontractor must schedule and be on site for all inspections relating to their issued fire permit.
  • All alarm contractors are required to pretest their system prior to calling for any alarm inspections.
  • The general contractor and/or business owner may call for the fire final/occupancy inspection associated with their building permit.

Inspection Requests

  • Inspection requests can be made daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inspections requested made to the fire inspection line before 3 p.m. will be returned the same business day. All requests made after 3 p.m. will be returned the following business day.
  • All inspection requests are scheduled in the order in which they are received.
  • The Fire Prevention Bureau typically schedules 24 to 48 hours out for all inspections. This time is dependent upon workload, and is subject to change without notice.
  • Inspection times vary depending on the work load. Inspections typically are performed between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Scheduling an Inspection

To schedule a fire inspection, please call 951-308-6363. This number can also be found on your permit card, as well as stamped on your approved set of fire and building plans.

Required Scheduling Information

Please leave the following information when requesting an inspection:
  • Permit Number
  • Site Name and Address
  • Requested type of inspection (located on the permit card)
  • Requested date for inspection
  • Contact information of the person requesting inspection, including their phone number
  • Any pertinent information regarding inspection