CAL FIRE - Office of the State Fire Marshal News

CAL FIRE - Office Of The State Fire Marshal Launches GOVmotus Fire Electronic Permit System

CAL FIRE OSFM Fire and Life Safety Division (CAL FIRE - Office of the State Fire Marshal) is launching an electronic permit system (GOVmotus Fire) that will enable clients and stakeholders to more effectively participate in the permitting process. Individuals will need to register with GOVmotus Fire to submit future permit applications. The link to register will soon be posted on the CAL FIRE OSFM website. GOVmotus Fire online system GOVmotus Fire online system is customer-service focused. Th...

CAL FIRE - Office Of The State Fire Marshal Recommends Fire Safety Guidelines To Be Followed By Building Owners In COVID-19 Period

As the COVID-19 emergency continues to evolve, fire departments and fire protection contractors must ensure fire prevention and life safety systems and equipment are in working order at all times. These fire and life systems and products are essential functions in safeguarding the public, businesses, and institutions. CAL FIRE - OSFM regulations The CAL FIRE - Office of the State Fire Marshal (CAL FIRE - OSFM) regulations continue to be in effect and relevant deadlines apply. The California Fi...

The CAL FIRE - Office Of The State Fire Marshal Announces Closure Of Public Counters Due To COVID-19 Pandemic

As the global effect of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the CAL FIRE - Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is closing most of their public counters statewide, effective immediately. utilizing program specific processes During this unprecedented time, no State Fire Training applications (i.e. certification, instructor registration) or Fire Engineering and Investigation applications (i.e. licenses application and renewals) will be accepted in person. Fire and Life Safe...

CAL FIRE - Office Of The State Fire Marshal Mandated By Health And Safety Code To Report Seized Fireworks And Their Disposal Process

Health and Safety Code mandates the CAL FIRE - Office of the State Fire Marshal (CAL FIRE - OSFM) responsibility for the destruction of dangerous and illegal fireworks, once they are seized by local fire departments or law enforcement agencies. The Office and the Administration are working with the legislature on a solution that would provide funding for fireworks enforcement, education, and disposal. The CAL FIRE - OSFM will provide updated information, once the proposal is chaptered into law...

Cal Fire Renews Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems Fire Sprinkler Fitter Certification

As the Office completes its review of applications submitted under the “Implementation Period”, the approved applicants will soon receive their Certification Cards with a July 2018-June 2019 validation sticker. The fee paid during the implementation period covered the processing of the application and the first-year certification.  These individuals will be required to renew their certifications by May 1, 2019, and yearly after that, as stated in Title 19, California Code of Re...

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