*NEW* Business Self-Inspection Guide

*NEW* E-Trakit- Check on a Project or Request Inspections Here

*NEW* Construction Permit Application

*NEW* Operational Permit Application

*NEW* High Piled Storage Application

*NEW* Agricultural Open Burning Information

*NEW* City of Oceanside Municipal Code

*NEW* 2013 Fire and Building Code Amendments

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the best customer service by working as a team to coach and educate those we serve; and to enforce applicable codes and standards in an effort to develop a safe and resilient community.

As your Fire Marshal, it is my goal to ensure our residents, business community, employees, and visitors are safe. This is accomplished through public education and enforcement of applicable codes, regulations, and standards. By partnering with the community, everyone will be able to safely enjoy the great quality of life that Oceanside offers.

Felipe Rodriguez, Fire Marshal 

The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for fire and life safety throughout the City of Oceanside. This is accomplished through the Oceanside Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau:

  • Community Education
  • Enforcing Fire and Life Safety Codes 
  • Construction Plan Review 
  • 24 hour, 365-Day per year Arson and Fire Investigation Services
  • Fire Inspection Program
  • Hazardous Materials Regulation 
  • Fire Incident Reporting
  • Vegetation Management
  • Special Events Review 
  • Fire Safety Booth at Harbor Days
  • Coordinating Station Tours
  • Planning 4th-of-July events
  • Holding OFD Open House
  • Smoke Detector Program
  • Ironman Triathlon Public Safety

Through these extensive activities, the Fire Prevention Bureau fulfills the Fire Department's mission of protecting threats to life, the environment, and property.