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Ventura County Fire Protection District:
12. Fire hydrants, fire extinguishers and fire protection systems shall be maintained
operational and accessible at all times. A serviced 2A:10BC rated fire extinguisher shall
be provided and mounted in all areas not to exceed 75 feet of travel. Fire extinguishers,
fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems and kitchen hood fire suppression systems
shall be serviced in accordance with required intervals.
13. Propane heaters shall not be used inside buildings or enclosed patios. Outside use shall
comply with manufactures clearances from combustibles and shall not block exits.
Propane storage shall be in a secure non-public accessible exterior location.
14. All generators shall be isolated from the public by a fence or other enclosure. Each
generator shall be provided with a serviced 2A:10BC rated fire extinguisher.
15. All temporary electrical systems shall be permitted in accordance with the local building
and safety department and maintained in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
16. Exits shall be maintained operational and clear of obstructions.
17. A 20 feet clear emergency vehicle access road shall be maintained to the front entrance
of the occupancy.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to obtain all required permits from the Fire
District in addition to any permit(s) issued by the City/County. The Fire District
will require permits for tents that exceed 400 square-feet, canopies that exceed
700 square-feet, and open flame devices and use of candles. Additional permit
fees and fire safety information is available at vcfd.org or by contacting Marnel
Vanden Bossche, Senior Fire Inspector at (805) 389-9744 or
Revocation & Indemnification
18. The applicant shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the City and its agents, officers
and employees from any claim, action or proceeding against the City or its agents,
officers or employees to attack, set aside, void, or annul any approval by the City or any
of its agencies, departments, commissions, agents, officers, or employees concerning
the permit, which claim, action or proceeding is brought within the time period provided
by the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 and Government Code Section
65009. The City will promptly notify the applicant of any such claim, action or
proceeding, and if the City should fail to do so or should fail to cooperate fully in the
defense, the applicant shall not thereafter be responsible to defend, indemnify and hold
harmless the City or its agents, officers and employees pursuant to this condition. The
City may, within its unlimited discretion, participate in the defense of any such claim,
action or proceeding, if both of the following occur: the City bears its own attorney fees
and costs; and the City defends the claim, action or proceeding in good faith. The
applicant shall not be required to pay or perform any settlement of such claim, action or
proceeding unless the settlement is approved by the applicant. The applicant's
obligations under this condition shall apply regardless of whether a building permit is
ultimately obtained, or final occupancy is ultimately granted with respect to the permit.
19. The zoning clearance shall automatically expire six months after the date of issuance or
when the Ventura County Public Health Office’s social distancing requirements allow the
subject restaurant to provide indoor seating at full capacity, whichever occurs sooner.
The Community Development Director, in her reasonable discretion, may determine that
a zoning clearance has expired because indoor seating may be allowed at full capacity.