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The Fire Prevention Bureau is primarily responsible for fire safety education, inspection of high hazard occupancies, fire code enforcement, and vegetation management. The Bureau provides plan checking services that assure the incorporation of proper life safety standards, as well as code compliance, in all new construction in the city.

*Please note that the Alameda County Department of Environmental Health is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the City of Oakland and is responsible for the coordination and enforcement of the numerous local, state, and federal hazardous materials management programs and regulations

Contact Us


Oakland Fire Prevention Bureau
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone Numbers

General Questions:    (510) 238-3851
Incident/Fire Reports:    (510) 238-1967
False Alarm Billing:    (510) 238-4077
Fire Code Unit:    (510) 238-3851
Vegetation Management Unit:    (510) 238-7388
Alameda County Department of Environmental Health: HazMat/CUPA:   (510) 567-6700
Tank Permit Billing:    (510) 238-7760
File Review:    (510) 238-7491
Public Education Coordinator:    (510) 238-7255


Office Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Front Desk Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00-11:45 and 1:00pm-3:45pm
Closed all Holidays