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Fire Code

By Ordinance 2023-01, the North Sonoma Coast Fire Protection District updated its Fire Code as required by and consistent with current state law. The ordinance proposes adoption of the 2022 edition of the California Fire Code, with local amendments as adopted by the County of Sonoma in Sonoma County Ordinance 6396.


The California State Fire Code may be viewed at:

The Sonoma County Ordinance adopting the state code and local amendments may be viewed at:




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Burning requires a CAL FIRE permit as of May 1, 2023.  NSCFPD is in the Northern Sonoma County Air Pollution Control District (NSCAPCD). You can find your air quality district here. See here for residential debris burn permit information from CAL FIRE.