The Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), pronounced ‘woo-ee’, is a “geographical area where structures and other human development meets or intermingles with wildland and vegetative fuels." The purpose of the WUI is to decrease the threat of life and property from wildfire.
Town of San Anselmo, Town of Fairfax, Sleepy Hollow
The Towns of San Anselmo and Fairfax adopted the 2010 California Fire Code and the 2006 International Wildland Urban Interface Code with amendments. To determine whether your home is in the WUI please review the Ross Valley maps below:
Town of Ross
The Town of Ross adopted a hillside ordinance code (18.39 Hillside Lot Regulations) instead of the WUI code. For specific definitions and requirements, please visit the Ross Planning website or call at (415) 453-1453 ext. 121.