||Assistant Fire Marshal
|| Fire Protection Engineer II
Fire Prevention Bureau
780 Flower Street
Glendale, CA 91201
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 6:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Fire Prevention Bureau (FPB) is dedicated to increasing safety, preventing or reducing fire losses, and ensuring compliance with applicable codes and ordinances. Personnel staff the Fire Prevention Bureau, and the Fire Engineering Unit, which is located in the city's Permit Services Center. The Fire Prevention Bureau is comprised of several units, including:
- Fire Engineering
- Programmatic Compliance
- Environmental Management
- New Construction Inspection
- Vegetation Management
The goal of the Fire Prevention Bureau is to safeguard the community from fire and environmental hazards through programs providing for adherence to fire regulations, public education, and hazard mitigation. To meet this goal, the Bureau's responsibilities include:
- Plan check for fire, life safety and environmental requirements
- Issuing fire permits
- Conducting regular fire, life safety and environmental inspections
- Operating the Environmental Management Center
- Administration of the Vegetation Management Program
The Fire Prevention Bureau conducts inspections that include fire and life safety, hazardous materials and hazardous waste management. Also included are the permitting and enforcement of regulations pertaining to above ground and underground storage tanks, generation of hazardous waste, storage and use of hazardous materials and industrial wastewater pretreatment
As the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the City of Glendale, the Fire Prevenation Bureau is also responsible for administration and enforcement of all six Program Elements of the Unified Program, along with the Industrial Wastewater program and the California Fire Code.
One of the services to the community is collection of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) from the citizens of Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge. HHW may be dropped off at the Environmental Management Center during the designated collection days and hours.
The Fire Prevention Bureau also manages the door-to-door Used Motor Oil Free Pickup Program.
Fire Prevention Programs