The plan check unit performs fire safety plan review and approves architectural plans for various types of occupancies. They also meet with developers, engineers, and architects for proposed projects. All fire protection systems are reviewed by the plan check unit, and the turn-around time for a plan review is typically ten working days.
Fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and kitchen hood systems:
All other plans (including Healy systems and High Pile Storage/Racking) need to be submitted to the City of Oceanside
Building Department first. Bring an extra set of plans to leave with the Fire Plan Check Department. The Building Department does NOT provide the Fire Plan Check Department with plans. The Building Department will provide you with a Route Sheet that you will carry with you to the various departments for sign off. Make sure you return to the Building Department with your Route Sheet to ensure that your project is entered into our tracking system.
The Fire Department will contact you if there are any questions regarding your submittal. If you do not hear from the Fire Department that means your plans have been approved. When your plans are approved by the Building Department, bring your route sheet back to the Fire Department and it will be approved for a building permit.
Call 760-435-4101 to schedule any inspections. Please have the following information at hand when you phone in:
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