Q: When does the transition from Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (ConFire) to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) start?
A: ConFire will stop accepting plans and inspections as of the close of business on Friday, October 19, 2018. ECCFPD will accept all new plans and inspections as of 08:00 a.m. on Monday, October 22, 2018.
Q: What Standards will be used?
A: There will be no change regarding the standards as East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Ordinance has been in place and the State and Nationally recognized standards shall still apply.
Q: What if we already have plans in with ConFire?
A: If you have plans with ConFire prior to October 20, 2018, ConFire will continue working with you until the completion of the project.
Q: What if we already have an inspection scheduled with ConFire?
A: If you have an inspection scheduled with ConFire prior to October 20, 2018, ConFire will continue to complete the inspection at the agreed upon date and time.
Q: What if there was a deferred submittal of plans?
A: After October 20, 2018 all plans shall be submitted into the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. ConFire will only be completing inspections on plans that were submitted into their offices.
Q: What if I submitted in an application for a Large Family Day Care or a Residential Care for the Elderly?
A: Any applications submitted to ConFire shall be completed by their staff. If you need to submit after October 20, 2018, those applications shall be submitted to ECCFPD.
Q: How do I schedule an inspection with ECCFPD?
A: Please call (925)240-2139 to schedule an inspection
Q: Will the fees increase?
A: There will be no change in fees on October 22, 2018.
Q: Will the forms change?
A: The forms will be similar to the forms ConFire is currently using.
Q. What form of payment is excepted?
A. All major credit cards, cash, checks.
Q: How can I contact East Contra Costa Fire Prevention Bureau?
A: Phone Number (925)240-2139
Or e-mail at: (redacted)