El Dorado County Ordinance 5101 Chapter 8.09 sets forth defensible space requirements in the unincorporated County area. Improved parcels and designated unimproved parcels are required to perform fire hazard reduction and defensible space clearance of at least 100 feet from habitable structures. Non-compliance may result in fines and/or forced abatement.
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Participation in the El Dorado County Defensible Space Self-Certification Program is voluntary. Individuals completing this form confirm that the fuel-reduction obligations required by the El Dorado County Ordinance 5101, Chapter 8.09 have been fulfilled.
All properties that participate in the El Dorado County Defensible Space Self-Certification Program are subject to a verification inspection.
Thank you for your efforts to keep your property, community, and El Dorado County fire safe.