Office of the State Fire Marshal


CAL FIRE Office of the State Fire Marshal is launching an electronic permitting, licensing, listing, and certification system, GOVmotus Fire, that will enable clients and stakeholders to more effectively and efficiently participate in the permitting and application processes. Watch the video below for an introduction to GOVmotus Fire!

New Online Services

Fire & Life Safety

Plan Review Applications

  • Including over the counter appointments


Construction Inspections

Special Event Permits & Inspections






Fire Engineering & Investigations

Apply for or renew a license or certification for:

  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Automatic Extinguishing Systems
  • Fireworks
  • Flame Retardant Applicator - General & Limited
  • Fire Pump
  • Sprinkler Fitter
  • Laboratory Accreditation

Apply for or renew a product listing

  • Building Materials Listing
  • Vapor Recovery
  • Flame Retardant Fabrics & Chemicals
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes
For Fire & Life Safety Questions: For Fire Engineering & Investigations Questions:

Below are additional tutorial videos to guide you through the license and permit process:

How to Submit a License Application

How to Submit a Permit Application

How to Renew a License

How to Request Inspections

How to Request Support

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