Building Division

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The Building Division is mandated by Health and Safety Code State laws and is responsible for:

  • Enforcing the California Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Electric, Residential, and Energy Codes.These codes provide the minimum standards to safeguard life, property, and public welfare in buildings.    
  • Monitoring construction activity and determining that on-going construction projects have the required permits and conform to approved plans and conditions
  • Enforcing State-mandated requirements such as handicap accessibility and energy conservation regulations


The Building Division issues building permits and takes in plans for review. Our field inspectors verify compliance with various codes and ordinances in both residential and commercial structures.



  • What kind of permits can I apply for online?
  • What are the hours of construction?
  • How long will it take to get my permit?
  • How do I obtain a Building Permit?
  • I am building a new house. Which City departments do I contact?
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