Fire Rules and Regulations
These Fire Rules and Regulations apply to everyone participating in the festival. Read carefully as these will be strictly enforced.
- NO Smoking on faire site, this includes the gardens on the other side of road. Paved roadways are approved.
- Every Booth needs a State Marshal approved retardant tent (provide certification).
- Every 10 x 10 (100 square feet) tent needs to have a 2A10BC fire extinguisher.
- No Open Flames (candles) or Lanterns inside or within 10 feet of booths.
- No smoking in or behind booths.
- No cooking within 10 feet of any booth (BBQs, stoves).
- Small barbecues and hibachis may be placed on tables in the cooking space if a thermal barrier is provided between the barbeque and table. This may be a concrete block underneath the barbeque, as long as the entire area of the barbeque is provided with protection underneath.
- Fire Pits are allowed, as long as there is a thermal barrier between the pit and the ground. Also a fire extinguisher must be within 5 ft and maintained by a sober adult. Must be 10 ft away from any booth.
- Sale or display items will not be placed in fire lane.
- Generators (outside of main food area) need to sit on plywood or clear ground (3 ft around).
ADDITIONAL FOOD BOOTH REQUIREMENTS
Food Vendors must have at least 1 3A40BC fire extinguisher.
Extension Cords must be rated for outdoor use.
Compressed tanks must be secured, as to not allow them to fall.
Vendors using PLG or liquid fueled appliances must have a wooden booth.
2 feet side clearance space between the cooking area and back of booth.
18 inches between the side and rear of the cooking area.
Cooking area shall be a minimum of 10 feet from any booth and access controlled from public.
A. Warming appliances/steaming trays, electric and solid fuel types, shall be located inside tents.
B. Deep-fat fryers and other unique appliances for cooking and holding of food until served will be reviewed by CDF/SLO County Fire Department and are only approved on a case by case basis.
C. If the appliances used would require food preparation to occur outside, the Fire Marshal may evaluate the heat potential of the appliance and approve its’ use within the tent.