- Fire Department
- Fire Prevention
The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for developing and implementing programs and policies that prevent or reduce the magnitude of emergency occurrences, such as loss of property and life, personal injury or environmental damage. In addition, the Fire Prevention Division reviews permits, and the proper installation of fire sprinkler, fire alarms, and fire suppression systems. Contact the Fire Prevention Division at 805-658-4717.
Fire inspectors conduct inspections during different phases of construction projects to ensure that current codes and standards are followed.
The City Hazardous Materials Specialists provide inspection services for the hazardous materials regulatory programs including underground storage tanks and commercial business use of flammable and combustible liquids and other hazardous materials.
Fire Prevention staff are frequently in the field conducting inspections. It is highly recommended to make an appointment to ensure the appropriate staff member is here to assist you.
For inspection requests, please submit requests to [email protected] or by calling our Fire Inspection Line at 805-339-4333. For questions on the City’s new digital plan review submittal process, please contact the Community Development Department by calling 805-654-7869 or at [email protected].
Fire Prevention Forms
View downloadable Fire Prevention forms.
Plan Review / Permits
View hazardous material permits and other California Fire Code permits.
Fire Hazard Reduction Program (FHRP)
Protect lives and property from wildfire through this annual community risk reduction program. Fire prevention efforts are most successful when community members and firefighters work together.
Special Event permit and documentation needs
State Mandated Annual Inspections
The state mandated annual inspections include apartments, hotels, motels, condos, high-rises, etc.
California Fire Code requires all buildings, devices, receptacles, and/or spaces utilized in the storage, transfer and application of hazardous materials to receive prior authorization from the Fire Prevention Division.
Fire Prevention Week
The Ventura Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for Fire Prevention Week to educate community members on the importance of taking action to keep themselves and their family safe from fire.