The Fire Administration Office will remain closed through the week of 3/30-4/3/2020.

Essential Services will continue to be available to the community through online services and other means to continue processing transactions during the COVID 19 pandemic. Plans submitted online will be checked daily, along with the general information message line at 925-838-6600. To submit a question online you can email


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Residential Care Facility Inspection Checklist

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  • Smoke Detectors must be present and functional in each sleeping area, outside each sleeping area and on each story.
  • Smoke detector should be tested monthly and batteries should be changed out at least once a year.
  • Manual Pull Station required if smoke detectors are not interconnected.
  • Fire Extinguisher must be visible, readily accessible, and serviced or purchased new within the past 12 months. Proof of service or purchase required.
  • Door between the garage and the house must self close and positive latch.
  • Wall between garage and house must be in good condition and free of unsealed penetrations.
  • Exiting doors must be in working order and exit paths free of obstructions to provide a clear all weather surface to public walkway.
  • Evacuation plan must be posted denoting all ambulatory, nonambulatory and bedridden rooms with approved exit routes.
  • House address numbers must be clear and visible on outside of the home.