PERMITTING AND INSPECTIONS

Permits - When are they required?
According to the California Building Standards Code, no building or structure may be erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, removed, converted or demolished unless a separate permit for each building or structure has first been obtained from the building official.  Code requirements vary in different cities, counties, around the state.  Local districts or jurisdictional may have more restrictive requirements than the state.  Building permits are needed in all new construction projects and most renovation projects in the state of California.  The Fire Department must review permit plans to ensure they comply with local requirements and state codes.
Examples include:  New homes and buildings,  room additions,  Enclosures and carports, garage conversions, window and skylights, fire alarm systems (Installation and Modifications),  fire sprinkler systems (Installation and Modifications),  Fireplaces and fireplace inserts (Permitted through TOML),  sheds, re-roofing, siding.
Deferral Policy 
All projects must submit plan reviews as a complete package.  Fire Sprinklers and Fire Alarm plan reviews deferrals are not accepted. They must be submitted as a complete package with applications submitted respectively by the type of project.
 Inspections
Five business days is required for inspection requests.
Inspections can be made through the Tyler Technology portal at: https://www.mobile-eyes.com/product_melogin.asp
Permits issued before 2023 - E-mail prevention@mlfd.ca.gov to get the information transferred to the new permitting system.

INTERWEST PLANS REVIEW

Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District contracts with Interwest Consulting Group for Fire Construction, Fire Sprinkler, and Fire Alarm plans review.  This is still a separate plan review than the Town of Mammoth Lakes and needs to be submitted directly through our permitting portal.

PLAN REVIEWS MAY TAKE UP TO 14 DAYS FOR COMPLETION

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MATERIALS LISTINGS

The Office of the State Fire Marshal's (SFM) Building Materials Listing Program (BML) includes materials such as roof coverings, fire-resistive wall, and ceiling-floor assemblies, wall finish materials, fire, and non-fire related hardware, insulating products, fire doors, fire dampers, electrical appliances, and fire alarm systems and fire alarm devices.

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Incomplete applications and not following the directions will result in a delay of processing the plan review and will be returned back to the applicant.

If you have any issues with submitting an application or setting up an account, please call the help desk at:  (866)974-1117 ext. 1 or go to:  https://mobileeyes.zendesk.com/hc/en-us

 

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