Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Fire Prevention Services, Inc.?

We are a contracted agent of your local fire agency/city.
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What gives you the authority to send me this notice?

Your local representatives have contracted with Fire Prevention Services, Inc., to enforce the local ordinance.
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What will happen if I choose not to remove the vehicle from my property?

Your property will be subject to abatement in accordance with local ordinances and if abated you will receive a bill.
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What do I do if I have started to clear my parcel but the vehicle removal will not be completed by the deadline?

Your property may be subject to abatement, please contact your designated inspector immediately.
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What if my parcel is in escrow?

You are still legally responsible to comply with all local ordinances.
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Someone else illegally dumped the vehicle on my property, why am I being required to remove it?

You are ultimately responsible for continued compliance with local ordinances for your parcel.
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The vehicle is of historic value and I am restoring it, can I keep the vehicle and continue restoration?

If the vehicle is of historic value please contact the inspector, you may keep the vehicle but must comply with the local ordinance.
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I plan on fixing the vehicle, I do not want to have it removed, what can I do?

The vehicle must be stored in accordance with the local ordinance.
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Why didnít an inspector just knock on my door and speak to me directly?

You were notified under the provisions of our service contract.
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What determines a vehicle violation/public nuisance?

Please refer to the local ordinance for your area.
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Did someone complain about my property?

Although we do receive some complaints, most inspections are done periodically.
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How can I report a vehicle?

You can fill out a vehicle complaint form by clicking on the Report a Vehicle button on the inspectorís page or contact the inspector by phone.
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