Atascadero residents west of Highway 101 eligible for free consultations to enhance fire preparedness

ATASCADERO — San Luis Obispo Fire Safe Council has awarded grant funding to consult with homeowners to create a fire-safe community. If you reside in Atascadero west of Highway 101, you are eligible for a free Wildfire Risk Consultation.

As part of the risk consultation, our staff will:

• Meet you at your residence.


• Evaluate your property & structures.

• Provide information to help firefighters defend your home.

• Answer any questions you might have.

To request a Wildfire Risk Consultation visit or call (805) 470-3300.

For general information about wildland fire preparation visit

Atascadero Fire & Emergency Services would like to remind residents that clearing weeds by June 1 is mandatory. 

Weed abatement requirements include clearing annual grasses 100 feet from any structure, 10 feet from any driveway, 50 feet from any property line, and include clearing the easement along the roadway. 

For additional information on the city’s Weed Abatement Program, inspections, and compliance requirements visit For questions, please call (805) 461-5070.