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Permit Services  


  Click here for information on Online Minor Permits Click here for more information on Electronic Plan Check Submission  Click here for information on Over the Counter plan check  

  Click here for information on Paying Building Fees Click here for information on Fee Estimates Click here on information on Scheduling an Appointment

   Click here for information on Express Line services at the public counter Click here to email for general questions

Permit services is the main resource for customers seeking a building permit.  The first step in the process is finding the service that fits your project.

A building permit is required for projects such as new construction, additions, tenant improvements, pools, spas, signs, remodeling, and work on electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems. Read more on projects that are exempt from building permit requirements

Please remember: work started before a building permit is issued will be subject to a penalty fee.


Effective April 26, 2022, the Community Development Department will offer limited in-person appointments for planning questions and minor building permit needs. For more information and to make an appointment, please visit the Appointment Scheduling page.

We are also available to assist you through our online services.

Online Minor Permits

As a part of the Sacramento Streamline initiative we now offer California licensed contractors the ability to pull minor permits online and schedule inspections online.

Online Electronic plan Check Submission (epc)

If a project requires plan review, both residential and commercial projects can now be submitted online. For more information visit our Electronic Plan Check page.