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Did you receive notice of a Wildfire Defensible Space & Home Hardening Evaluation?

Reports are now ready for viewing for properties that received a 6-digit inspection code.

MWPA Member agencies may evaluate properties for defensible space, vegetation, and structure vulnerabilities to wildfire. Property owners will receive comprehensive online evaluation reports with details on defensible space requirements and recommendations for "hardening" homes to resist embers (up to 90% of homes lost to wildfires are ignited from embers - not your neighbor's plants).

Most properties in Marin will receive an inspection every other year. Updated reports will be issued every 1-3 years for properties in the wildland urban interface (WUI).

 

Evaluation frequency and timing may vary by region in Marin. Please contact your local fire agency for information or to request an evaluation. 

 

 

CONTACT US

Southern Marin

  • Sausalito

  • Alto/Strawberry

  • Homestead Valley

  • Tam Valley

  • Mill Valley

Central Marin

  • Corte Madera

  • Larkspur

  • Greenbrae

  • Kentfield

  • Ross

  • San Anselmo

  • Sleepy Hollow

  • Fairfax

Contact:

(415) 275-1185

West Marin

  • Woodacre

  • San Geronimo

  • Forest Knolls

  • Nicasio

  • Point Reyes

  • Stinson Beach

  • Bolinas

  • Inverness

  • Muir Beach

  • Muir Woods Park

  • Tomales

San Rafael

  • Incorporated City Limits

  • Santa Venetia

  • Los Ranchitos

  • Unincorporated areas

Novato

  • City of Novato

  • Novato Fire Protection District

dspace@marinwildfire.org or (415) 275-1185

Defensible Space Inspectors, Marin Wildfire Prevcention Authority

Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority provides funding for more than 50 Defensible Space Inspectors in Marin, working for multiple fire agencies.

Are you a resident of Southern Marin, Novato, or the City of San Rafael?

Please contact your local fire agency for information on Defensible Space Inspections, evaluations, and reports.

Defensible Space & Home Hardening

EVALUATION PROCESS

Step-by-step

1

Inspection occurs on your property - inspectors will leave 6-digit code

2

24 hours after inspection: Enter 6-digit code to access online report

3

View your personalized, comprehensive evaluation report online

4

Use the checklist to let us know you've completed corrections

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