Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Operations Plan

The City of Saratoga Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is an all-hazards document describing the City of Saratoga incident management organization, compliance with relevant legal statutes, other relevant guidelines, whole community engagement, continuity of government focus, and critical components of the incident management structure.

General Plan Safety Element

The Safety Element of the General Plan describes both natural and human activity-related hazards in the City of Saratoga as well as measures to address them. 

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Local Hazard Mitigation Plan assesses potential hazards as well as mitigation measures to prevent loss of life, injury, and property damage. 

Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)

The CWPP identifies wildfire risks in Saratoga and strategies for minimizing those dangers.

Saratoga Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 

Saratoga CERT is managed by the City of Saratoga with support from the Santa Clara County Fire Department. It has a trained cadre of leadership volunteers whose input directs the group. Volunteers lead in the areas of planning, communications, and logistics. In time of disaster the operations of Saratoga CERT are coordinated from the City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as pre-planned neighborhood divisions assess the damage in their neighborhoods, assist the injured, fight small fires, perform light search and rescue, and fulfill disaster related tasks as needed.