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Building Permits

There are 13 fire districts within Monterey County. The applicable Fire Districts reviews
discretionary and ministerial land use applications for compliance with the fire code and
local ordinances. Areas of review include setbacks of structure, exiting requirements,
fire suppression and vehicle accessibility (slope of road / driveway and turn radius). If the
project requires the installation of fire sprinkler systems, a separate sprinkler plan and
review will be required.

All permit requests are submitted to Monterey County Planning and Building at:

1441 Schilling Place
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-5027
Fax  (831) 757-9516

Once the plan set is reviewed / approved by Monterey County Planning and Building. The approved set will be forwarded to the Fire Prevention and Planning Office (Serving Pebble Beach CSD, Cypress and Carmel Highlands FPD. All plans are completed in the order they are received.

Pebble Beach, Cypress and Carmel Highlands Fire Department Requirements:


Click on the link below for requirements depending on the type of projec


Deferred Submittals (Sprinkler Plans, Alarm Plans, etc.) can be delivered / picked up at:
Pebble Beach Fire Station #22
Attn: Fire Prevention and Planning
3301 Forest Lake Road
Pebble Beach CA 93953
Office (831) 375-9644 (Schedule Inspections / Plan Review Questions)

Fire Prevention and Planning contact information:

Battalion Chief Frank Espinoza
Office: (831) 375-9644

Common Questions?
What district is my project in?
I need an inspection who do I contact?
Where do I get a Knox box from?
Are there any fees associated with my project?