Fire Code EnforcementThe City of Gilroy Fire Prevention Program enforces the City's Fire Codes. The Fire Code prescribes minimum requirements to provide a level of Life Safety and Building Safety. Use links on the left to access the codes used in Gilroy.
Fire Prevention ActivitiesFire Prevention activities are carried out by the Fire Marshal and Deputy Fire Marshal. This includes plan review for all new development and construction projects, and permitting and routine inspection of occupancies that have certain operations that require permits under the Fire Code. The Fire Engine Companies conduct routine inspections of non-permit occupancies in the City of Gilroy.
The Fire Prevention Program and the Hazardous Materials - CUPA Program and Industrial Waste Water - Pretreatment Program are under the Supervision of the Fire Marshal and are located in the Building, Life and Environmental Safety (BLES) Division of Community Development. BLES is located within City Hall located at 7351 Rosanna Street.
These 3 programs share common permit application forms.