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Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Division focuses on educating the community about the benefits of proper safety practices and identifying and eliminating all types of hazardous conditions, which pose a threat to life, the environment and property. Through education, engineering and enforcement, Fire Prevention has proven to be the most effective way to reduce fire losses.

To meet this goal, Fire Prevention's responsibilities include:

  • Plan checks and inspections
  • Investigation of fire and safety code complaints and violations
  • Testing of fire protection systems
  • Fire investigations
  • Public education
  • Special event inspections
  • Fire code enforcement

If you have any questions about permits and plan checking or need to schedule an inspection please call 760-602-4660.

The City of Carlsbad works with the community to help prevent fires and other emergencies. Here are some important safety tips: