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Fire & Life Safety System Inspection, Testing & Maintenance


San José Fire Department entered into a contract with Brycer, LLC on May 23, 2018, utilizing “The Compliance Engine” to efficiently track the maintenance and testing of fire & life safety systems in San José, effective on September 1, 2018.  On July 27, 2018, notices were sent via USPS to over 500 ITM (Inspection, testing and maintenance) companies working in Northern California inviting inspectors and staff to attend a Town Hall meeting held on August 14 or 15, 2018.

Purpose of Program

This web-based service will aggregate, track and streamline the collection of compliance data of Fire & Life Safety Systems within the San José Fire Department’s jurisdiction.  Property owners will receive timely proactive notifications of their testing requirements, and the San José Fire Department will gain the ability to better mitigate the risk in our community by improving public safety for our citizens.

System types electronically tracked by San José Fire Department include:
  • Clean Agent Systems (e.g. CO2, Inergen, Halon, etc.)
  • C02 Beverage Systems
  • Combined Sprinkler / Standpipe System
  • Deluge System
  • Dry Chemical Suppression System
  • Dry Pipe Sprinkler System
  • Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System
  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Pump
  • Fire Sprinkler Monitoring
  • Foam System
  • Hood Suppression System
  • Paint/Spray Booth Suppression
  • Pre-Action
  • Rescue Air System
  • Smoke Control System
  • Special Suppression (Halon, Inergen, etc.)
  • Sprinkler Systems (all types: wet, dry, deluge, pre-action, foam, etc.)
  • Standpipe Systems (All classes)

Filing Instructions

Certified contractors who perform inspection, testing and/or maintenance services on fire & life safety systems within the City of San José are required to submit compliant and non-compliant reports on approved forms, electronically via The Compliance Engine (  All reports must be submitted in accordance with the testing schedule and requirements outlined in the San José Municipal Code Section 17.12 which is based on the adopted California Fire Code, with amendments based on local requirements.  There is a $15 processing fee to be paid by the contractor to Brycer, LLC.

For any inquiries related to your inspection, please contact your contractor.

For any training/support-related questions, please contact Brycer, LLC.

Phone:  630-413-9511

For other questions, please contact San José Fire Department, Bureau of Fire Prevention.

Phone:  408-535-7750