Fire Codes and Regulations

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Fire Codes, Regulations & Fees

Here's  the most current information regarding the California Fire Code, City of Santee Fire Code Amendments and our Annual Fire Prevention Inspection Program. Questions about this material can be directed to the fire marshal's office at (619) 258-4100, ext. 184.

The Santee Municipal Codes offers additional details on fire codes and regulations.

General Information

New Carbon Monoxide Detector Law

Smoke Detectors

Household Hazardous Waste

Medical Waste (Hypodermic Needles)

Fire Department Fee Schedule

New Construction and Tenant Improvement Fees


Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler Systems, Miscellaneous Items and Annual Permit Fees


Wildfire Safety

Weed Abatement

Portable Outdoor Fireplaces

Wildfire Defensible Space

Wildfire Safety Checklist

Map: City of Santee - High Hazard Map (FRAP)

Other Resources: Cal Fire FRAP Website, SD County - Fire Resistant Plants and Defensible Space 

Fire Prevention Inspections

Knox-Box Systems (Key Vaults)

Preventing False Fire Alarm Activation

Annual Fire Prevention Inspection 

California Fire Code (Common Violations)

C.F.C. - Compressed Gas Cylinder Storage