Automatic fire sprinkler systems are required to be installed in many buildings located in the areas served by the Modesto Fire Department (MFD).
New & Existing Structures
Each fire district has its own individual amendments to 2013 California Fire Code (CFC) 903.2. Contact the appropriate agency for information about the requirements for a specific fire district.
Who to Contact
Fire code questions for all unincorporated areas of Stanislaus County and the cities of Hughson and Newman should be referred to the Stanislaus County Fire Warden's office at 209-552-3700.
The cities of Ceres [209-538-5703], Oakdale [209-845-3660], Patterson [209-895-8130], and Turlock [209-668-5580] each operate their own fire department. Contact the Fire Prevention Division directly for assistance with all fire code questions within those cities.
The Stanislaus Consolidated Fire District should be contacted at 209-869-7470 for assistance with all fire code questions within the City of Riverbank.