JURISDICTION DETERMINES WHICH AGENCY HAS THE AUTHORITY FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT AND WHICH LOCAL CODES THEY ENFORCE
It is essential to know the correct municipal jurisdiction for your parcel in order to determine fire prevention jurisdiction. Since your mailing address (assigned by the Post Office) may not be the same as your correct municipal jurisdiction, we have provided a method for you to determine which fire agency to contact.
Search using the appropriate property information to The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office to display the Assessment Roll Information for the parcel in question. The information on the Tax Rate Area (TRA) tab can be used to determine which Jurisdiction the property falls in to (TRA format: 017-222). Compare the first three digits of the TRA with the table below for the Jurisdiction, and contact information for each jurisdiction can be found below the table.
|TAX RATE AREA||MUNICIPAL JURISDICTION||TAX RATE AREA||MUNICIPAL JURISDICTION|
|002||City of Gilroy||011||City of Los Altos|
|003||Town of Los Gatos||012||City of Milpitas|
|004||City of Morgan Hill||013||City of Cupertino|
|005||City of Mountain View||014||Town of Los Altos Hills|
|006||City of Palo Alto||015||City of Saratoga
*see note below
|007||City of Santa Clara||016||City of Monte Sereno|
|009||City of Sunnyvale||017||City of San Jose|
|010||City of Campbell||054 to 089||Unincorporated|
NOTE: For Saratoga Properties, they are served by two different Fire Departments. If you are looking for Fire Department information, Check the Tax Rate Area against the chart below in order to determine which Fire Department has Jurisdiction