Skip to main content

Novato Fire Protection District

95 Rowland Way
Novato, CA 94945

Phone: 415-878-2690
Fax: 415-878-2660


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

About the District

  • Land Area: 71 square miles
  • Population: 65,000 (estimated)
  • Areas Served: The Novato Fire District is located in the northern most section of Marin County. It encompasses approximately 71 square miles. It is bounded on the north by San Antonio Creek and Sonoma County, by Pacheco Grade and the community of Marinwood to the south, by the Petaluma River and San Pablo Bay to the east, and westerly to a point approximately three miles past Stafford Lake. The City of Novato is served by the District.
  • Services: Fire protection and ambulance (paramedic)

District Board

The District is governed by a five-member Board of Directors elected to four-year terms:

  • Michael Hadfield
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Bill Davis
    Term expires: December 2022
  • LJ Silverman
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Shane Francisco
    Term expires: December 2024
  • Bruce Goines
  • Term expires: December 2022

Board Meetings

  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 1st Wednesday Monthly
  • NOTE: Meetings are currently virtual due to COVID-19, until further notice.
  • In non-emergency times, meetings are held at:
    Novato Fire Station 61
    7025 Redwood Boulevard
    Novato, CA 94945


Number of personnel: 83 total full-time positions. Current management contacts are as follows:

Join our mailing list