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Fire Prevention Bureau

    The Selma Fire Department Prevention Bureau reviews and approves all fire sprinkler, alarm and hood systems for new construction and tenant improvements. Questions regarding permits, plan review or inspections may be directed to Anthony Rivas at or call (559) 891-2265


    A fire permit is required anytime a building or structure is constructed with fire sprinkler, alarm or hood system. Permit may also be required if any system is enlarged, altered, moved or removed.

    When repairs, alterations or modifications to a fire sprinkler system are made, it is the servicing contractor's responsibility to consult this department prior to making any alterations in accordance with NFPA13.

    In most cases, repairs will require a full-fire sprinkler submittal package; however, other smaller repairs, alterations or modifications will require a significantly smaller package. Sprinkler system modifications consisting of twenty or less sprinkler heads require an over the counter permit.

    In every case where it is practical, the Department shall be consulted prior to the replacement of any fire sprinkler or fire sprinkler system component or other alteration or modification. Complete documentation shall be provided in accordance with NFPA 13, Title 19 of the California Code of Regulations, the California Fire Code, and any local requirements.

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