What is defensible space?
Defensible space means decreasing fuel for wildfires and providing an opportunity for firefighters to effectively defend a structure from an oncoming wildfire. It includes removal of dead vegetation, reduction of "ladder fuels" by thinning brush and limbing-up trees, and replacement of highly flammable plants with fire-resistive plants.

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1. What if my property doesn't comply with the standards?
2. How do I get my property off the list?
3. What is the deadline to meet requirements?
4. What if I can't meet the deadline?
5. What are the fees for the programs?
6. How will I be billed?
7. How do I raise objections to fees?
8. Where is the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) area of the City?
9. What is defensible space?