Defensible Space Disclosure


Properties in the following cities are outside of OCFA’s jurisdiction for inspections: Fullerton, Brea, Anaheim, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, and Orange. To schedule an inspection or for additional information for any of these cities, please call the city’s local fire department directly.

If your property is located outside of Orange County, visit the CAL FIRE Defensible Space Webpage to request an inspection.


As of July 1, 2021, California Civil Code Section 1102.19 requires a seller of real property located in a High or Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone (FHSZ) within the State Responsibility Area (SRA) or Local Responsibility Area (LRA), to provide the buyer with documentation stating the property is in compliance with the requirements of Public Resources Code (PRC) Section 4291 for properties within the SRA or local vegetation management ordinances for properties within jurisdictions (SRA or LRA) that have enacted an ordinance requiring an owner to achieve compliance with PRC 4291 or Government Code 51182.

Additionally, the law requires that if documentation demonstrating compliance cannot be obtained by the close of escrow, a written agreement showing that the buyer agrees to obtain documentation of compliance to either PRC 4291 for properties within the SRA, or a local ordinance for properties within jurisdictions that have enacted an ordinance, within one year of the close of escrow.

For additional information, please visit Defensible Space Disclosure FAQ.

Requirements to comply

California Civil Code Section 1102.19 requires documentation to the buyer that the property is compliant with PRC 4291 and or local vegetation management ordinances. For more information on this please visit OCFA vegetation management guidelines.

Property Locator

Properties located in a High or Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone are included in the pink mapped area. Follow the steps below to determine if the property subject to California Civil Code Section 1102.19.

Enter the property address in the “Find address or place” field in the map below.
  • If the building falls within the pink mapped area, Click Here to request an inspection.
  • If the building is not within the pink mapped area, an inspection is not required.

For additional wildfire information please visit READY SET GO.


The information contained on the web site and in this application was created by the Orange County Fire Authority Geographical Information System (GIS). The Orange County Fire Authority does not warrant the accuracy of this information, and no decision involving risk of economic loss or physical injury should be made in reliance thereon.