Fire Prevention Bureau Plan Review

Plan Review

The Petaluma Fire Department requires a permit and approved plans for all work conducted on fire protections systems, underground and aboveground storage tanks, tent and canopy installation, fire service undergrounds, specialized processes involving hazardous operations and hazardous materials, to name a few.

The Process

A full plan submittal includes:

  • A completed Permit Application (click here for application)
  • Payment of Fees at Time of Submittal (the fee schedule can be viewed here)
  • Three (3) sets of drawings and all supporting documents (cut sheets, calcs, manufacturer spec sheets, SFM approval/listing sheets, etc.)
    • Partial submittals not containing all required info will not be accepted.

Plan Review turnaround time is currently three to four weeks.

Electronic Permit Submittal

The Fire Prevention Bureau is happy to accept permit submissions electronically. All required documents (listed above) can be emailed to FireMarshal@cityofpetaluma.org. Fees are due upon submittal and can be paid over the phone via MasterCard or Visa. Permit submissions will not be routed for review until fees are paid.

Once the permit has been approved, hard copies of all required documents are due before permit will be released. If you have any questions, please contact us by email at firemarshal@cityofpetaluma.org or by phone at 707-778-4389.

Information To Know

The Fire Prevention Bureau currently accepts plans BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To schedule an appointment, or if you have any questions about the permit process or what work requires a permit, please contact us by email at firemarshal@cityofpetaluma.org or by phone at 707-778-4389.

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