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Feb 11

Fire Prevention 2013 Update - New Building Construction Inspections

Posted on February 11, 2014 at 1:30 PM by Suzanne Iarla

New building construction includes plan review, onsite inspections and final inspections. In 2013, the Fire Department completed 43 plan reviews and more than 30 construction site inspections. This year the overall number of new construction inspections is down due to the industry-wide slowdown. Construction site inspections conducted by the Prevention Division mainly focus on Life Safety Systems. The majority of these site inspections include fire sprinkler, fire alarm system installation and acceptance, water supply and hydrant spacing, commercial cooking facility fire suppression systems, emergency exiting and lighting.

Read more about the Fire Dept. accomplishments in 2013 at: http://www.el-cerrito.org/index.aspx?nid=185