Community Risk Reduction
Aptos/La Selva Protection District’s Community Risk Reduction Division is responsible for life safety inspections, community outreach, public information and plan reviews.
6934 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
Phone: (831) 685-6698
Fax: (831) 685-6699
Mike DeMars - Fire Marshal
Contact Mike DeMars
Gaby Manzo - Fire Inspector
Contact Gaby Manzo
Karen Miller - Fire Prevention Coordinator
Contact Karen Miller
Dan Frost - Seasonal LE100 Inspector
Contact Dan Frost
Jeremy Gilbert - Seasonal LE100 Inspector
Contact Jeremy Gilbert
View an library of fire codes and standards adopted by the District. Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District has adopted by local ordinance the 2015 edition of the International Fire Code with California amendments. In addition, the District has adopted local ordinances relating to fire prevention and community risk reduction.
View a schedule of the District's fees for services.
Read about the plan review services offered by the District and learn how to submit plans for plan review.
Read about the District's inspection program.
Learn about Knox Box Entry Systems and how to order a Knox Box for your property.
Learn about the District's burn permit requirement for backyard burns and regulations related to backyard burning.
Learn about the District's annual Weed Abatement program that ensures excess weeds and brush don't become a hazard to properties within the District.
Learn about defensible space guidelines and the District's Defensible Space Program.
Learn about smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors and their role in saving lives.