Division of Fire Prevention and Investigation

Image of Fire Inspector instructing San Francisco school children about fire preventionAbout Us

The San Francisco Fire Department's Division of Fire Prevention and Investigation is dedicated to providing the citizens of San Francisco with courteous professional service through continuous and efficient fire prevention practices, code enforcement, fire investigation, and public education. Our goal is to continuously improve training, teamwork, and consistency within our ranks so that we can better serve the public.

Learn more about this Division

Meet the Fire Marshal 
 

Division Highlights                                                               NFPA Safety Tip Sheets

Notice to Building Owners & Managers Regarding Requirements for Roofing Contractors (Materials courtesy of NFPA; not produced by SFFD)
 
NFPA Safety Tip Sheets (link to nfpa.org)
Updated Smoke Alarm Requirements (Sept 2014) (PDF)

Electrical Safety [English] (PDF)

Propane Safety for Gas Grills & Heaters Electrical Safety [Spanish] (PDF)
 
Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms by July 1, 2011 - IT'S THE LAW! Heating Safety [English] (PDF)
 
Prevent Utility Line Disruption: Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig Heating Safety [Spanish] (PDF)
 
  Smoke Alarms [English] (PDF)
 
  Smoke Alarms [Spanish] (PDF)
 
   
   

SERVICES:

PROGRAMS:

INFORMATION / RESOURCES:

Permits

Lockbox Program

San Francisco Fire Code

Inspections

SRO Hotel Fire Safety

Administrative Bulletins

Plan Check

Youth Firesetter Prevention & Intervention

Fee Information for Fire Prevention Services

 Inspection/Violation/UST Records

 

 Online Payment for Services & Fees

Fire Incident Reports

CONTACT / LINKS:

Fire & Life Safety Information

Residential Care Facility/Day Care Facility/
Institutions/Hospitals/Schools

Fire Inspector Phone List & District Map (PDF)

Vital Building Information Form (MS Word)

 SF Department of Building Inspection

Terms of Notice of Fire Code Violations
(English/Chinese/Spanish)
  

 
 
   

Starting a Small Business in SF
(Mayor's Office of Small Business)