Fire Prevention Bureau

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Fire prevention is an important function of the Burbank Fire Department. The Fire Marshal is responsible for all fire prevention activities within Burbank. Everyone can become involved in fire prevention and the results could save a life or home. The Fire Prevention Bureau’s goal of safeguarding the community from fire and environmental hazards is achieved through programs adhering to fire regulations as dictated by the California Fire Code and Burbank Municipal Code.

Fire Prevention Bureau functions include:

  • Checking plans for fire, life safety and environmental requirements
  • Issuing fire permits
  • Conducting fire, life safety and environmental inspections
  • Managing hazardous materials as a Participating Agency of the Los Angeles County Fire Department Certified Unified Program Agency
  • Administering the Fire Hazard Reduction Program (Brush Clearance)
  • Conducting fire investigations
  • Providing public education programs
  • Overseeing the Fire Film Safety Office

Fire Prevention Bureau
Address: 311 E. Orange Grove Ave., Burbank CA 91502
Business Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
Phone: (818) 238-FIRE (3473)
Fax: (818) 238-3479

Plan Check Hours
Tuesday and Thursday
7:30 am – 9:00 am
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Please refer to the Citywide Fee Schedule, Article V - Public Safety for fees. 

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