Building Safety & Engineering Services
City offices wil be closed March 30 & 31
Due to staffing shortages effective 11/28 Counter Hours will be reduced until further notice to 8 AM-12 PM.
New Building codes effective January 1, 2023. For more information click here
Walk-up permit services are available at the Building Division counter for:
- Water heater replacements
- Window change outs (same size and location)
- Patio covers following the city handout
- Block walls
- Minor kitchen and bathroom remodels
- Residential plumbing repairs
- Electrical panel replacements and upgrades on SF dwelling units
- Residential EV charger installation
- New plan check submittals
- Plan check resubmittals
All other permit services requiring a plan check engineer will need an appointment scheduled or will be taken in for plan review.
Permit Applications can be downloaded for property owners. Permit applications are also available for contractors.
Applying for a Permit – How to Submit
Building Inspection Appointment Services:
24-Hour advance notice is required for all inspections.
(805) 247-8980 Automated
(805) 385-7936 Office
To schedule an inspection, have your permit number, contact person and contact phone number ready. Click here to schedule an inspection online.
Plan Your Visit
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Monday – Thursday) / 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM View Calendar
Building & Engineering Counter Service Hours
To view current waiting times, click here.
Building & Engineering Location
For general questions only, email: email@example.com
For permit status, have your permit/application number ready and click here.