CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS

 

HAZARDOUS VEGETATION REQUIREMENTS IN THE VERY HIGH FIRE HAZARD SEVERITY ZONE (VHFHS ZONE)


graphic illustrating brush clearance guidelines
A. All grass and weeds within 200 feet of a structure shall be cut and maintained to a maximum height of 3 inches.

B. Native brush/shrubs shall be trimmed up from the ground ⅓ their height and have a minimum separation of 18 feet from any structure and other native shrubs.

C. Native shrubs shall not be planted within 10 feet of a combustible fence or roadway edge.

D. Maintain all grass and weeds within 10 feet of a combustible fence or edge of roadway to a maximum height of 3 inches.

E. Branches/foliage shall be trimmed up 5 feet from any roof surface.

F. Branches/foliage shall be trimmed back 10 feet from outlet of the chimney.