San Miguel Fire & Rescue is unable to process digital plan checks at this time.
Please deliver your plans to our offices:
2850 Via Orange Way (2nd floor)
Spring Valley, CA 91978
Our Administrative Offices are open Monday through Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.
We close daily for lunch from 12 - 1 pm, and are closed weekends and holidays.
No appointment necessary, and payment is not required at time of drop-off.
Please note, we are unable to process plan checks "over the counter."
Expediting your plan check, for an additional fee, is a possibility dependant upon the number of plans in the queue and how many of those plans have already requested to be expedited.
Current turnaround time is approximately 4 weeks. You will receive an email once your plan check is complete and ready to be picked up.Click here to view Fire Prevention Fees (effective 01-11-2022)
Plan Check fees include review of your blueprints and a visit to your job site for final sign-off.
Payment is due at time of pick up, and accepted forms of payment are check, money order, or exact cash. We are unable to process credit cards or any type of electronic payment.
WHAT TO BRING
3 sets of plans
2 stamped by the County (if approved, we will add our stamp)
1 set which we will keep as our file copy (in accordance with California Fire Code)
Fire Mitigation Fees Form
Issued by the County for projects including new square footage exceeding 300 sq. ft.
San Miguel Fire & Rescue conducts all commercial and residential plan checks for our 50+ square mile service area. Current turnaround time is up to 4 weeks. We will call once your plan check has been completed, and will advise the total due upon pick-up. We are unable to process electronic or card payments, so please be prepared to pay for your plan check via check, money order, or exact cash.
Beginning July 1, 2021, three (3) sets of plans will be required for each submittal.
One set will be retained in accordance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 9: California Fire Code, section [A] 105.4.6, which states:
Retention of construction documents. One set of construction documents shall be retained by the fire code official for a period of not less than 180 days from date of completion of the permitted work, or as required by state or local laws. One set of approved construction documents shall be returned to the applicant, and said set shall be kept on the site of the building or work at all times during which the work authorized thereby is in progress.