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The purpose of the City of Palm Desert Office of the Fire Marshal is to provide services aimed at reducing the risk of fire and injuries to the public. Our staff ensures public safety is maintained by accomplishing the following duties:

  • Adopts and enforces codes and ordinances relative to fire and life safety issues associated with commercial, industrial, and residential development.
  • Coordinates the inspection of commercial buildings, and enforces hazardous materials regulations
  • Works with Developers and City planning departments on development projects impacting fire protection services from conception through planning process approval.
  • Conducts new construction inspections, fire safety inspections, and State Fire Marshal-required inspections, and enforces applicable fire codes and ordinances
  • Interacts with Developers, Architects, and Engineers to meet the fire protection requirements for buildings and developments by reviewing all architectural blue prints, development plans, and proposals submitted in the City of Palm Desert.
  • Coordinates Business Inspection program, so all the businesses within the City of Palm Desert are evaluated for Fire and Life Safety hazards.

RESOURCES

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: COVID19 UPDATES

FOR ELECTRONIC PLAN REVIEW SUBMITAL
OR TO SCHEDULE AN INPSECTION EMAIL US AT
RRUCOVESFIREMARSHAL@FIRE.CA.GOV

PLAN REVIEW & INSPSECTIONS  PAYMENT CAN BE MAILED

 APPLICATIONS & FEES  LAWS & CODES

Fire Systems Plan Review Application
Fire Marshal's Fee Schedule
Alternative Material & Methods                  

California Laws

Palm Desert Municipal Code

 SPECIAL EVENTS  KNOX RAPID ACCESS 
Fire Special Events Application
Fire Fireworks/Effects Application

Knox Rapid Access System
Knox Ordering Online
Knox Emergency Access - Policy       

 FIRE & LIFE SAFETY  DISCLOSURE & QUESTIONNAIRE

Fire & Life Safety Requirements
Fire Watch Application & Log
Fire Lanes Requirements
BBQ on Balcony

Combustible Storage Disclosure
HazMat Certification & Questionnaire   
High Pile Storage Questionnaire