ATTENTION: California's 2013 Building Codes became effective on January 1, 2014.
Under the direction of the Planning Director, the building safety division ensures that the construction of all buildings and structures within the City are built in compliance with applicable codes and standards. This division is responsible for permit issuance, plan review, and inspections.
The Building counter is open:
8AM-5PM every other Friday
We are closed on Legal Holidays.
The Building Official is available at the counter for assistance daily from 7AM-11AM.
The City has adopted the following codes:
2010 CBC, CEC, CME, CPC, 2010 California Green Building Code, 2010 California Residential Code,
2008 Building Energy Standards & 2000 Uniform Swimming Pool & Hot Tub Code.
Our building permit application and several handouts/reference materials are available on this website below for your convenience.
PLAN SIZE MINIMUM IS 18" X 24" AND THE MAXIMUM PLAN SIZE IS 24" X 36"
PERMITS ARE REQUIRED WHEN:
Any owner, contractor or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, covert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permits.
WORK EXEMPT FROM PERMITS:
Unless otherwise exempted, separate electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits will be required for the above-exempted items.
Exemption from the permit requirements of this code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction.
BUILDING PEMITS AND INFORMATION
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