BRUSH CLEARANCE INFORMATION

    


Brush Clearance Information for the City of Calabasas

BRUSH CLEARANCE VENDORS (From the LA County Fire Department)

IF THE LAND IS PRIVATELY OWNED:

  • Brush inspections begin by the local fire station May 1, 2007 on IMPROVED PROPERTY.
  • The minimum requirement for brush clearance is 200' from a structure.
  • If not cleared, the local Fire station will issue a notice of non-compliance, and the property owner will be given 30 days in which to bring the property into compliance.
  • If still non-compliant, the local Fire station will forward to the Brush Clearance Unit for enforcement. (The local Fire station may, at its discretion, issue the property owner an additional 14 day extension to bring the property into compliance.)
  • If property is inevitably turned over to the Brush Clearance Unit for enforcement, County Agriculture Weed Abatement Services will clear the property and include this service cost in the property owner's tax bill.

Local Fire station #'s:

  • Fire Station #125 (818) 880-4411
  • Fire Station #68 (818) 222-1107

The Brush Clearance Unit inspects UNIMPROVED PROPERTY (vacant lots privately owned).  Their phone number is (626) 969-2375.

IF THE LAND IS NOT PRIVATELY OWNED:

The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy can identify which government agency owns a particular property.  Contact Walt Young at (310) 858-7272 x 102 (Government-Owned Property Map - jpeg 7mb)

Brush clearance requirements vary between different government-owned lands, and are not enforced by the Los Angeles County Fire 'Department.

 

City of Calabasas 2014