- The fee is levied at the rate of $150 per habitable structure, which is defined as a building that can be occupied for residential use. Owners of habitable structures who are also within the boundaries of a local fire protection agency will receive a reduction of $35 per habitable structure.
What is the State Responsibility Area?
- The State Responsibility Area (SRA) is the area of the state where the State of California is financially responsible for the prevention and suppression of wildfires.
- SRA does not include lands within city boundaries or in federal ownership. To see if a parcel is within the SRA enter in the parcel address in the State’s Board of Forest & Fire (BOF) Protection's State Responsibility Area Viewer.
More information on the SRA fee can be found on the State Board of Forest & Fire Protection's web site.