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The Fire Prevention Bureau’s mission is to reduce the risk of fire; thus protecting the lives, welfare, and economic vitality of our community. This is accomplished by providing a variety of services such as plan checking of new construction and tenant improvement projects, issuing permits for various operations involving fire safety, public fire safety education and enforcement of California Fire Code regulations.

The Fire Prevention Bureau is composed of highly trained and dedicated professionals consisting of the Fire Marshal, Fire Prevention Inspectors and administrative assistants.

A wide range of services are provided in Stanislaus County to the following areas:

  • Burbank Paradise Fire District
  • Ceres Fire Protection District
    (District only, not within the City limits)
  • Denair Fire District
  • Hughson Fire District
  • Hughson City Limits
    Commercial Projects only
  • Industrial Fire District
    District area under suppression contract with City of Ceres
    District area under suppression contract with City of Modesto
  • Keyes Fire District
  • Mountain View Fire District
  • Newman City
    Projects by Fire Department request
  • Salida Fire District
    Del Rio
  • Turlock Rural Fire District
  • West Stanislaus Fire District
    Crows Landing
    Diablo Grande
    Newman (non-incorporated areas)
  • Westport Fire District
  • Woodland Avenue Fire District
  • All areas of the County not served by a fire district
    Division One North

The Stanislaus County Fire Prevention Bureau is located at the government administration center (“10th Street Place”) located at 1010 10th Street on the 3rd floor. Our offices are conveniently located with the City of Modesto and Stanislaus County departments dealing with planning, zoning, and building inspection to provide an easy one-stop shop for your permitting and inspection needs.

Hours of operations are Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., closed on weekends and holidays.