California City's Fire Prevention Division is responsible for life safety inspections, community outreach, public information and plan reviews. Office Hours are 9 AM - 3 PM Monday through Thursday (excluding holidays) and closed for lunch between 11 PM - 12 PM. Appointment hours for Permit and Plan Review are from Monday through Thursday, 9 AM - 12 PM. Please click on the title below for additional information about plan review submittal, downloadable forms, construction guidelines, and code requirements.

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Plan Submittal/Review-General

CCFD conducts plan reviews of all new residential and commercial construction for compliance with fire and life safety codes. The fire department works in conjunction with the City Building and Planning Departments for all new construction and tenant improvements within California City. If you have any additional questions about plan review, please contact our Fire Prevention at (760) 373-4841 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You may also contact the Building Department which is located at City Hall at (760) 373-8661. 

Step1:  Fill out a plan check application listed below: 
General Commercial Application 
Residential Sprinklers System Application
Co2 Enrichment

Application Step 2: 

Submit all hard copy plans and payments to City Hall for processing. All fees must be paid, along with a complete application, 3 sets of drawings, cut sheets, and any other necessary information such as calculations.  Electronic plans may be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the above and links to any applicable drop boxes or other similar services. Turnaround Time: Please allow up to four weeks for processing of all plans. Large facilities and/or multi-story buildings with complex systems may take significantly longer to process.

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