2023-2024 Budget Information and Costs: Wildfire Mitigation and Fire Safety Fund


The Proposed Budget programs $2 million for projects approved for “medium-term” action items. Those projects included the completion of the fuel modification zones at Park Avenue and in the remainder of the City, funding to maintain the fuel modification zones, and incentives to improve the wildfire resistance of existing residences.

Laguna Beach City Fire Safety and Wildfire Mitigation – Here

Fire Mitigation Plan

CLB adopted a Fire Mitigation Plan in 2019. The plan includes fire safety measures, emergency preparedness and city evacuation information.

Fire Safety Report 2019 –

BE PREPARED! Here’s what you can do.

While the City works tirelessly to prepare for emergencies, we rely on residents, businesses, and visitors to be ready no matter what happens. Whether flood, fire, earthquake, or tsunami, these resources can help.

Sign up for emergency alerts. Alert and Warning System
Check out our disaster preparedness guide.
Purchase an emergency backpack or create an emergency kit and family emergency plan
Know what hazards we face in Laguna Beach and how to prepare for each one. Prepare for an Emergency
Plan now for an evacuation. Evacuation Routes
Family, friends, and neighbors with disabilities, access, or functional needs may need a little extra help preparing for an emergency. This link from FEMA can help. FEMA Ready.gov
Join the Laguna Beach Community Emergency Response Team. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Review your insurance coverage. Go to OC Public Works and Floodsmart National Flood Insurance Program for more information.
ACT RESPONSIBLY! Property Owners and Real Estate Professionals should be aware and comply with the CLB Defensible Space Ordinance. See: https://www.lagunabeachcity.net/government/departments/fire/fire-prevention/wildfire-mitigation-vegetation-management/defensible-space

City Resources:

Department of Emergency Services

Fire Mitigation – Vegetation Management

CLB Fire Chief Niko King.

The PATCH: https://patch.com/california/lagunabeach/new-defensible-space-requirements-laguna-beach-homes