Permits & Plan Checks

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    All fire suppression and fire alarm systems require plans to be submitted to the fire department and require a permit. Plans are to be submitted to the City of San Marcos/Fire Prevention Bureau located at 1 Civic Center Drive.

    The San Marcos Fire Department currently checks plans and issues permits for:

    • Fire sprinkler systems
    • Fire alarm systems
    • Underground fire services
    • Alternate fire systems

    Other Permits

    • Tents and canopies
    • Burn permits

    Fee Schedule (Please call for this information)

    Submittals may be made via fax, with a copy of the check, to (760) 744-5213, Attn: Fire Prevention.  Please submit requests at least 72 hours in advance.

    San Marcos Fire Department
    Fire Inspector

    1 Civic Center Drive
    San Marcos, CA 92069

    Astrid Starcher
    (760) 744-1050, ext. 3408

    Randy Hill
    (760) 744-1050, ext. 3407