Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

345 N. El Dorado Street
Stockton, CA 95202

Phone: (209) 937-8271
Fax: (209) 937-8893

The Fire Prevention Division is located in the Permit Center with the Community Development Department, Planning & Engineering Division, and the Building & Life Safety Division. This one-stop location streamlines service for both business owners and contractors.

About Fire Prevention Division

We work to reduce the risk of fires and safeguard the lives, welfare, and economy of the community through:

  • Code Enforcement
  • Fire Safety Education
  • Fire Investigation
  • Special Services, such as plan checking and fire code operational permits                        

Firework Safety

  • Only fireworks that carry the State Fire Marshal Safe and Sane seal are allowed for sale and use within the city limits of the City of Stockton.
  • The sale of Safe and Sane Fireworks is limited to 30 non-profit organizations selected through a lottery process.
  • The use of Safe and Sane Fireworks is restricted to
    • June 28, noon - 11:00 p.m.
    • June 29 to July 4, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Social Host and Penalties Ordinance Update - Effective June 14, 2022

Effective June 14, 2022, the Stockton City Council adopted an ordinance imposing penalties on individuals who use illegal fireworks and extending the liability to those who are in charge of the property, such as owners and tenants, for violations that occur on their property.

Fire Safety Regulations

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