Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1
Information: (650) 851-1594

Established 1924

Woodside Fire Protection District

Serving Woodside, Portola Valley, Emerald Hills, Ladera, Los Trancos, Skyline, Vista Verde, CA.

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Fee Schedule: Prevention Services

Fire Alarm Plan Checks and Inspections: Submit 3 sets of plans directly to WFPD

 
Includes 2 plan checks and 2 inspections  $450
Additional inspections $90 each

3rd review plan submittal

   1-10 Devices

 10-20 Devices

 20-30 Devices

> than 30 Devices

$225 each

$450

$550

$650

$650 + $7.00 per device 

Residential or TI Plan Checks and Inspections:

 
Includes 1 plan check, 1 re-submittal and 1 inspection $225
Additional inspections and additonal plan checks $90 each
Hood and Duct Systems 1 plan check, 1 inspection $200
Driveway/ Gate/ Knox Key Switch/Bridges 1 plan check, 1 inspection $180

Generators/ Fire Pits Plan Review Fee

Underground/Aboveground Propane 1 plan check 1 inspection

$180

$180

Batteries/Solar/ Fuel Cells 1 plan check 1 inspection $180
Fire Hydrant/Standpipe Piping/PIV/FDC 1 plan check 1 inspection $215

Tent, Membrane Structure & Canopies 1 plan check, 1 inspection

$225

ASRB Plan Check Fee

Residential Fire Sprinkler System: Submit 3 sets of plans & Calculations to WFPD

Includes 2 plan checks and 3 inspections 

3rd plan check: resubmits will be 

 Commercial and Tenant Improvements Fire Sprinkler Plan Check/Inspections (NFPA 13, 13R) Submit 3 sets of plans directly to WFPD

These fees include 2 plan checks and 3 inspections

Additional Inspection

3rd plan check: resubmits will be 

1-100 Sprinkler Heads

101-300 Sprinkler Heads

301+ Sprinkler Heads

> 500 Sprinkler Heads

$100 

 

 

 $450  

 $225 each

 

   

$450 

$90 each

$225 each

$450

$550

$650

$ 750

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Smoke Alarms

According to the US Fire Administration: "A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the only thing in your home that can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week... almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. A working smoke alarm significantly increases your chances of surviving a deadly home fire."

https://www.safety.com/smoke-detector-placement/ 

pdfDownload the WFPD Smoke Alarm Brochure

New Smoke Detector Requirements

It has been brought to our attention that there is still some confusion regarding the new smoke alarm requirements. We would like to provide the following clarification. 

For Consumers/End Users: 

  1. Existing installed operable/in working condition smoke alarms are NOT required to be replaced. 
  2. For all dwelling units intended for human occupancy for which a building permit is issued on or after January 1, 2014, for alterations, repairs, or additions exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), the permit issuer shall not sign off on the completion of work until the permittee demonstrates that all smoke alarms required for the dwelling unit are devices approved and listed by OSFM. 
  3. By January 1, 2016, owners of a dwelling unit intended for human occupancy in which one or more units is rented or leased shall install additional smoke alarm, as needed, to ensure that smoke alarms are located in compliance with current building standards. Existing alarms installed need not be replaced unless the alarm is inoperable. 

For other questions relating to this new law or the placement of the devices, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information please visit our website http://osfm.fire.ca.gov 

Minimum Requirements for Smoke Alarm Placement:

  • In every sleeping room
  • Outside each sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms
  • On each additional story of the dwelling, including basements
  • Per the manufacturers specification

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms

Carbon monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States. Installing a carbon monoxide alarm that is approved by the CA State Fire Marshal is the first step in protecting your family from carbon monoxide poisoning which can cause sudden sudden illness and death.

As of July 1, 2011 for all single-family homes and January 1, 2013 for multi-family residences, California Senate Bill 183 requires the installation of carbon monoxide(CO) alarms in all dwelling units that contain fossil fuel burning heaters, appliances, or fireplaces. Combined smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are acceptable, but all alarms must be approved and listed by the California State Fire Marshal. 

https://www.cdc.gov/co/faqs.htm

Minimum Requirements for Carbon Monoxide Alarm Placement:

  • Outside of each seperate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedroom(s)
  • On every level of a residence including basements
  • Per the manufacturers specification

 Click on the link for more information on proper placement of Carbon Monoxide Alarms

http://sacramentoappraisalblog.com/2012/06/13/where-do-you-install-carbon-monoxide-detectors-in-your-home/

Contact Us

For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

      Fire Chief

Rob Lindner

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Fire Marshal

Don Bullard

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Public Education Officer

Selena Brown

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      EMS Coordinator

Steve Silici

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      Finance Manager

Kate Edwards

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      HR/Benefits Manager

Lori Arevalo

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      Non-Emergency Information

Fire Department Administration Business Hours:

7:00am - 4:00pm (Monday - Fri)

Address:

WFPD Administration: 
808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA 94028

Telephone:

Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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      Fire Marshal

Business Hours:

7:00am - 4:00pm (M-F)

Address:

Administration Office
808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA 94028

Telephone:

(650)-851-6206

Local Information 

Town of Woodside

2955 Woodside Road
Woodside, CA 94062
(650) 851-6790

Town of Portola Valley

765 Portola Road
Portola Valley, CA 94028 
Tel: (650) 851-1700
Fax: (650) 851-4677

 

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Contact Us

808 Portola Rd #C
Portola Valley, CA  USA
Tel: (650) 851-1594
Fax: (650) 851-3960
For Emergencies, Dial 9-1-1

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