Sonoma County Community Wildfire Protection Plan

The Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) was defined by the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 with the intention of enhancing collaboration between stakeholders from federal, state and local agencies and community groups as they search for solutions to Wildland/Urban Interface (WUI) wildfire issues. There are three requirements for a CWPP: it is collaboratively developed with input from agencies and community members; it identifies and prioritizes treatment areas, mitigation strategies and treatments; and it recommends measures to reduce the ignitability of structures.

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What Can Be Done To Reduce Home Loss From Wildfire?

Since the 1960s, researchers and firefighters have analyzed the causes of home loss in wildland fires. Their work clearly has indicated that to effectively reduce home loss, we must treat BOTH the VEGETATION surrounding buildings AND the BUILDINGS themselves.


Creating Wildfire Adapted Homes

Since the 1960s, researchers and firefighters have analyzed the causes of home loss in wildland fires. Their work clearly has indicated that to effectively reduce home loss, we must treat BOTH the VEGATATION
surrounding the buildings and the BUILDINGS themselves.


Ready, Set, Go!

This personal wildland fire action guide, is Fire Safe Sonoma's latest informational document on how to best prepare yourself for the risk of fire.


Public Resources Code Section 4291

Public Resources Code Section 4291. A person that owns, leases, controls, operates, or maintains a building or structure in, upon, or adjoining any mountainous area, forest-covered lands, brush-covered lands, grass-covered lands, or any land that is covered with flammable material, shall at all times do all of the following...