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Fire Prevention Services

The Fire Prevention Program is dedicated to reducing the loss of life and property through inspections, code enforcement, operating and special use permitting and public education.

Fire Safety

For Homes and Businesses

Learn how to prevent fire and maintain safe conditions by taking the following actions:

For New Construction

Request a fire inspection

Submit a Complaint

Email Fire Prevention or call 408-730-7212 if you observe potential fire hazards such as:

  • Obstructed exits
  • Non-illuminated exit signs
  • Missing or inoperable smoke or carbon monoxide detectors
  • Misuse of hazardous materials

Operational Fire Permits

You must obtain a temporary or annual Operational Fire Permit for activities or materials that present a fire or life-safety hazard. Permits are established by California Fire Code Section 105, as amended by the City of Sunnyvale in SMC 16.52.

Learn about Operational Fire Permits

Request Fire Inspection Records

The public is allowed reasonable access to all fire and hazardous materials inspection records except those deemed confidential, subject to the City of Sunnyvale policies and regulations.

To request records related to fire and hazardous materials inspections in Sunnyvale, complete and return the Fire Prevention and Hazardous Materials File Review Request Form.

Last Updated: Apr 22, 2020
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