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Building - Counter Hours
Counter hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m
and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. excluding Holidays.
Building Inspections - To schedule all building inspections, please call the Building Department Inspection Hotline at (760) 834-7790 by 4 p.m. for a next business day inspection.
County Fire Inspections - To schedule all fire inspections, please call (760) 346-1870.
Frequently asked questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Expedited Solar Permit Process
Residential Solar PV System Submittal Requirements
Masonry Block wall standards
Freestanding Block Wall
Retaining/Block Wall Combination
Forms and Handouts
Building Permit Application
Building Permit Requirements
Construction Without Permits
Public Records Request Form
Recycling Form - Coming Soon
Residential Plan Requirements
Requirements for Fire Pits, Fireplaces and BBQs
Vertical Construction General Submittal Checklist
California Energy Commission
New Legislative Requirements
Senate Bill 183 (full text here) requires carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in nearly all dwelling units. For additional information, see this FAQ document by the California State Fire Marshal.
Senate Bill 407 (full text here)
Verify State Licensing
Click on the appropriate license type below. All of the below listed require a license from the State of California.
Structural Pest Control Companies
July Monthly Issued Permits Report
June Monthly Issued Permits Report
May Monthly Issued Permits Report
April Monthly Issued Permits Report
Building Division Contacts
Building Inspection Hotline: (760) 834-7790
County Fire Inspection: (760) 346-1870
Department's Direct Line: (760) 776-0230
Community Development Director / Building Official, Warren Morelion
Building Inspector II, Craig Degroot
Building Inspector II / Code Enforcement Officer, Bruce Pelletier
Building Technician II, Tana Batiste
County Fire Contacts
County Fire Marshall, James Frater
Deputy Fire Marshall, Sonia Cooley
Fire Safety Specialist, James Aldrich