Informational Bulletins

The Fire Prevention Bureau publishes and maintains Information Bulletins (standards) to address particular issues, processes or occupancies. These bulletins provide interpretation and assistance in applying fire and life safety codes.

Informational Bulletins

  1. 000 Info Bulletin Table of Contents (PDF)
  2. 002 Fire Apparatus Access Roads (PDF)
  3. 003 Fire Lanes (PDF)
  4. 004 Fire Sprinkler Inspections for Company Inspectors (PDF)
  5. 005 Fire Sprinkler Plan Submittal Requirements for Tenant Improvements (PDF)
  6. 006 Flammable Combustible Liquid Spray Booth Installation Requirements (PDF)
  7. 008 Santa Rosa Plaza (PDF)
  8. 009 NFPA - Hazard Warning Marking Regulations (PDF)
  9. 010 Underground Storage Tank (UST) Installation and Maintenance (PDF)
  10. 011 Underground Storage Tank (UST) Closure and Removal (PDF)
  11. 013 General Development Bulletin (PDF)
  12. 016 R-3 Large Family Day Care Home Requirements (PDF)
  13. 018 Fire Department Fees FY 2016-2017 (PDF)
  14. 019 Parade Float Fire Safety Requirements (PDF)
  15. 020 Propane Use in Outside Public Assemblies (PDF)
  16. 021 Group A Occupancies (PDF)
  17. 022 Group E, Division 1 and 2 Occupancies (PDF)
  18. 024 Private Fire Main, Hydrant or Automatic Sprinkler System Underground Installations (PDF)
  19. 025 High-Piled Combustible Storage (PDF)
  20. 026 Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems (PDF)
  21. 028 B-2 Occupancy Inspection Guide (PDF)
  22. 029 H-4 Repair Garage Occupancy Inspection Guide (PDF)
  23. 030 Simultaneous Fire Alarm Warning for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired (PDF)
  24. 031 R-1 Occupancies (PDF)
  25. 032 Standard for Fumigation and Thermal Insecticidal Fogging (PDF)
  26. 033 Portable Fire Extinguishers (PDF)
  27. 034 S-3 Repair Garages and Service Stations (PDF)
  28. 035 B Occupancy Locking Device Interpretation (PDF)
  29. 036 Above ground Flammable and Combustible Liquids - Storage Tanks (PDF)
  30. 037 Fire Pump Installations and Acceptance Testing (PDF)
  31. 038 Standard for Design, Installation and Testing of Self-Contained Water Supply Systems (PDF)
  32. 041 Key Boxes, Requirements and Installation (PDF)
  33. 042 Automatic Sprinkler Plan Submittal Requirements (PDF)
  34. 043 Storage For Retail Sale of Small Used Portable Propane Containers (PDF)
  35. 044 Conditions and Procedures for Blasting (PDF)
  36. 046 Flame Retardant Treatment of Decorative Materials (PDF)
  37. 047 UST Overfill Protection Audible and Visual Alarm (PDF)
  38. 048 Home Oxygen Safety (PDF)
  39. 049 Application for Acceptance of Alternate Materials or Methods (PDF)
  40. 050 Shell Building Requirements (PDF)
  41. 051 Roof Construction in the Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone (PDF)
  42. 052 Construction and Defensible Space Standards Within Very High Fire Severity Zones (PDF)
  43. 053 Outdoor Open Burning, Incinerators (PDF)
  44. 055 Use of Livestock for Vegetation Management and Weed Abatement (PDF)
  45. 056 Fire and Life Safety Systems for Structures Five or More Stories in Height (PDF)
  46. 057 Fire and Life Safety Systems for High Rise Structures Exceeding 75 Feet in Height (PDF)
  47. 058 Fire Inspection Checklist Group A Occupancies (PDF)
  48. 059 Fire Inspection Checklist Group B Occupancies (PDF)
  49. 060 Fire Inspection Checklist Group E Occupancies (PDF)
  50. 063 Fire Inspection Checklist Group I Occupancies (PDF)
  51. 064 Fire Inspection Checklist Group M Occupancies (PDF)
  52. 067 Fire Inspection Checklist Group U Occupancies (PDF)
  53. 068 Sea - Land Cargo Containers as Storage Buildings (draft) (PDF)
  54. 069 Out of Service Fire Alarms, Standpipe, Fire Sprinklers And Emergency Alarm Systems (PDF)