California Code of Regulations Title 19, Chapter 5, Automatic Fire Extinguisher System Testing was modified on October 13, 2014. Not all fire protection contractors are compliant. Only the most current forms will be accepted by this office.
The Department of Emergency Services requires a permit prior to conducting any five-year test; the application and fee schedule is in the link below. ES currently requires that a representative from the Department be present for the test. The application can be made by clicking the following link: email the Fire Marshal. Permit fees may be paid by cash or check.