The Fire Prevention Fee assessment is issued by the California State Board of Equalization on behalf of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). The fee is assessed on owners of habitable structures located on a parcel within a State Responsibility Area.
This fee IS NOT ASSESSED by the Loma Rica / Browns Valley Fire Department and the Department receives NO funds from this State fee. Furthermore, at the regular District meeting of August 20, 2012, the Board of Directors unanimously passed Resolution 2012-02 officially condemning the Fire Prevention Fee.
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