The Fire Prevention Division is primarily responsible for fire safety education, fire cause determination, inspection of high hazard occupancies, and fire code enforcement. This division also provides a plan checking service that assures the incorporation of proper life safety standards, as well as code compliance, in all new construction in the city. Fire Prevention supervises and coordinates some 9,900 Fire and Life Safety Inspections annually. Under this program, all commercial occupancies are inspected at least once a year and residential occupancies are inspected upon request. Over 4,100 code violations in the community are corrected annually as a direct result of this program.