CPDC Architecture & Engineering

State Fire Marshal (SFM) Review

SFM review and approval is required for all CSU construction and renovation projects

In general, SFM approval entails a plan review followed by periodic SFM field inspections, concluding with issuance of a SFM Certificate of Occupancy (C of O). For renovation work where the original C of O remains in place a SFM Notice of Acceptance for the supplemental work is issued.

In most cases for ‘CSU’ projects, SFM is the controlling authority for fire life/safety. The SFM Fire & Life Safety Division

SFM Jurisdiction Summary

Accessing SFM Services

All CSU SFM services are coordinated through the SFM Sacramento Headquarters Office

State of California – Office of the State Fire Marshal

1131 “S” Street
Sacramento, CA  95811
General Information: (916) 445-8550
Plan Review: (916) 324-3783
Fax: (916) 324-3784