The Fire District conducts two types of plan reviews for it's customers. The first type of review is a conceptual, or preliminary, site or landscape plan. The second is a review of all permitted plan submittals.
Please note: Preliminary Plan Reviews are by appointment only. Please call the Fire Prevention Bureau at 858-756-5971 to schedule an appointment.
We would like to clarify the preliminary plan review process for the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District. Preliminary site plan reviews are defined as conceptual review of a site plan. The following items will be reviewed:
There is also a conceptual preliminary site plan review for landscape which includes the following:
For more information, including fees, please see the full letter from the Fire Marshal to architects and contractors.
Please note: Typical plan review turn around is 10-15 business days depending on the current work load.
The RSF Fire District requires all plan submittals to include:
PLANS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED, WITHOUT THE INFORMATION LISTED ABOVE!
Additional requirements for plan submittal are as follows:
Plans are accepted at the Fire District's administrative offices located at 18027 Calle Ambiente/ P.O. Box 410, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067. The administrative offices are open Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; the office is closed on major holidays.
Typical plan review turn around is 10-15 business days depending on the current work load. Plans may be expedited for an additional overtime fee, depending on staff availability. Call (858) 756-5971 to request information.
Forms of Payment Accepted:
Request an Inspection
Inspections must be requested at least 24 hours in advance. Approved building, landscaping, and fire sprinkler plans shall be on site at the time of the inspection. All landscaping shall be installed before scheduling a final inspection. Inspections can be requested on our "Request an Inspection" page.
Oak Tree Consultant List (pdf)
(Please note that the lists above provide the names and contact information for consultants that have previously worked within the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District. The District makes no guarantees or claims as to the individuals' credentials, licenses, insurance, or abilities. We provide these lists only as a convenience to you.)