No. Fraudulent bills for fire debris removal have been reported by property owners in Mendocino County who are participating in the state-sponsored fire debris removal program. While no instances have been reported in Sonoma County, both the County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa want residents to be aware of the potential scam. … Continued
FAQ Topic: Debris Removal Program
If your site will require private debris removal in addition to what is covered under the USACE Phase II, you can use your debris insurance proceeds to cover those costs, and will only be expected to assign the remainder to reimburse the Program. If you do not have insurance the Program will be provided at … Continued
If you have a complaint regarding code enforcement violations during the debris removal process, you can submit it to the city or county via: City: MySantaRosa: srcity.org/MySantaRosa Select “Fire Debris” County: Sonoma County Report It: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Services/SoCo-Report-It/Submit-a-Service-Request/ Select “Fire Debris Removal Complaints”
As an alternative to the federally assisted debris removal program, a homeowner can take on the costs of debris removal themselves and hire a properly licensed contractor. All work must be completed pursuant to requirements set by the city and the county. You may not do the work yourself unless you have the required certification/license. … Continued
The overall project is scheduled to be completed by early 2018. Phasing of clean-up will be decided after the ROE form submittal deadline and will be based, in part, on concentration of participating properties.
We recommend that you consult with a professional land surveyor/engineer to get an accurate determination of where your legal property lines are. Additional information may be included in your deed and in Assessor’s maps.
Sites will be left in an environmentally safe condition with erosion control measures in place ready for property owners to begin the rebuilding process. Some grading may be necessary to meet building site specifications.
Property owner should list the locations of sewer lines, electricity, gas, cable, septic tanks, water lines, and wells on the ROE form.
Phase II will include debris and ash removal related to any structures on your residential property that are at least 120 square feet and destroyed. Driveways will be retained as much as possible both for possible reuse and also to serve as a staging area for debris removal and rebuilding equipment. Foundation removal will be … Continued
Household hazardous waste must be removed without delay to protect the public health and safety. Additionally, hazardous waste could have significant long-term environmental impacts and should not be combined with the waste from the general clean-up that is going to the landfill. Removal of hazardous waste from the fire debris prevents these environmental contaminants from … Continued