Building - Counter Hours
Counter hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. excluding Holidays.
Building and Fire Inspections:
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.
Expedited PV Solar Permit Process
Residential Solar PV System - Submittal Requirements
Email plan check documents to email@example.com for processing.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Frequently Asked Questions
Forms and Handouts
Building Permit Application
Building Permit Requirements
CALGreen Non-Residential Mandatory Measure Checklist
CALGreen Residential Mandatory Measures Checklist
Construction Without Permits
Public Records Request Form
Residential Plan Requirements
Requirements for Fire Pits, Fireplaces and BBQs
Vertical Construction General Submittal Checklist
Masonry Block wall standards
Freestanding Block Wall
Retaining/Block Wall Combination
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) requirements for low-flow plumbing fixtures.
Electric Vehicle Charger
Outdoor BBQs - BBQ Separation Detail
Pool & Spa
Temporary Tents & Membrane Structures
Window/Slider Door Change out
California Energy Commission
Utility Rebates - So Cal Gas and Southern California Edison
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
June 2016 Monthly Issued Permits Report
May 2016 Monthly Issued Permits Report
April 2016 Monthly Issued Permits Report
March 2016 Monthly Issued Permits Report
February 2016 Monthly Issued Permits Report
January 2016 Monthly Issued Permits Report
December 2015 Monthly Issued Permits Report
November 2015 Monthly Issued Permits Report
October 2015 Monthly Issued Permits Report
September 2015 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
Interim Community Development Director, David Gassaway
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