Understanding Defensible Space: Zone 0

The five feet around your house should stop embers in their tracks It’s warming up in Butte County! We’re sure the first thing on your mind isn’t maintaining your defensible space, but this is really a prime time for thinking about it. It’s hot and dry out there, and if something were to trigger a […]

How to Prepare for Your Defensible Space Inspection

Keep your home safe and ready for inspection at any time Defensible space is intended to discourage the start and spread of fire on your property, and Butte County is required to conduct defensible space inspections. Yes, defensible space inspections are required by law—but don’t get nervous. They’re not “gotcha” inspections; they’re designed to help […]