About Us
Established in 1998 Compliance First, Inc (CFI) is a California based environmental and engineering firm which specializes in Fire and Life Safety.  CFI provides your Company with "Fire Code Permitting Tasks" and "Analysis" you can count on. Below is a comprehensive review of our services.


High Piled Storage Permitting & Commodity Classification
Compliance First, Inc. (CFI) works with Tenants, Owners, Corporation's and Architects a like to ensure efficiency in matters of High Piled Storage and Permitting. Often times this means conducting a thorough evaluation of the Company's operation prior to plan review.    Providing layout options, ensures effectiveness which, can be critical to your bottom-line! And yes we provide permitting services for racking systems.


Chemical Classification & Hazardous Material  Storage Evaluation
We will classify your chemicals, summarize the individual hazard amounts and verify the amounts against the maximum amounts allowed for your Company according to the Fire and Building codes. Even if you are over the maximum allowable amounts, we can in many cases avoid the need of Hazardous Occupancies (H-Rooms) with the use of approved cabinets, additional "Control Areas" or negotiating with the approving authority. By providing us with data from your Company such as; the inventory of hazardous materials (storage and use), the appropriate MSDS Sheets, and information on the areas of your facility that the chemicals are used and stored we can move forward in providing critical cost saving solutions!
AQMD Reporting & Permitting
Trying to meet a deadline and are swamped with other projects let Compliance First, Inc take the AQMD reporting off your desk! Also, AQMD Permitting of new equipment can be more cumbersome than one expects and more detailed than you have time for. 
Fire Code Evaluation Including Technical Opinions Reports
Often times there is no getting around detailing operations to the local authorities both Fire and Building a third party report is often necessary and required.  We work closely with the "Authority Having Jurisdiction" and negotiate on your behalf  so the Building and Fire Codes work for you and not against you. Working together to ensure a safe facility operation. 

Expedite Services  
In a hurry, give us a call! Sometimes for what ever reason some Permitting Plans can be overlooked.  Compliance First, Inc is experienced with Projects when time is of the utmost importance. 


Submittal Services  
Fire Code Permitting Plans from start to finish!!! Give us a call for any questions you may have at: 714-572-4410.

Fire Department Documents and Safety Environmental Health & Safety Trainings     
Fire Code documents which include Business Emergency Plans (BEP's) & Hazardous Materials Disclosure Packets, Letters of Intent of Operations and Safety and Environmental Cal OSHA site evaluations and Trainings.    

Occupancy Review including H-Occupancy Design
Based on the type or use of your facility, Compliance First, Inc., will provide you with the occupancy type and classification for any given use as described in the California Building Code.