Does Del Mar require fire sprinklers in homes?
Yes. In July of 2008, the City updated it's Fire Code to require automatic fire sprinklers in all new habitable structures. It also requires sprinklers in structures that:

Are remodeled in excess of 50% of the building’s valuation
Have limited Fire Department access
By square footage exceed the available fire flow required.

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1. What other responsibilities do firefighters have other than fighting fires?
2. Why does the Fire Department bring the fire engine just for a simple inspection?
3. Why did you chop that big hole in my roof? The fire was in the kitchen, not the attic!
4. Why does the fire engine respond when a request is made for an ambulance for a person with a medical condition?
5. When would be a good time to come to the fire station so my children can see the fire engines?
6. Are smoke detectors needed in my new home?
7. How often do I need to change the battery in my smoke detector?
8. I want to re-roof my house. Is shake shingle roofing allowed?
9. Does Del Mar require fire sprinklers in homes?
10. If there is a fire at my house, how many fire engines are going to arrive?