Rural Fire Coverage is available for those located within a 5 mile radius of the Nevada Fire Department, 316 W. Cherry, for which the annual rural fire charges have been prepaid. Payment must be received by June 30th of each year to ensure protection for the period of July 1st-June 30th. Delinquent accounts will be assessed a late charge and are due by July 31 to avoid rural fire coverage cancellation.

Annual Fire Charges:

  • Single residence and one acre $150.00
  • Commercial Property, one acre w/o buildings $150.00
  • Commercial Property, one acre, one building $200.00
  • Acreage fee beyond the first covered acre $1.00 per acre

Rural Fire Response & Procedures Policy
This program is established by the Nevada City Council in an attempt to make rural fire protection as self-supporting as possible. The policies and
procedures are established to govern the operation of the program.

Rural Fire Response & Procedure (PDF)

2014 Rural Fire Fees
Each year, the council sets the Rural Fire Membership Fees.  Fees are based on residential or commercial and the number of buildings covered. There is a separate fee for any acreage beyond the one acre included in the fee.

Rural Fire Fees (PDF)

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