Building Division

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Schedule an Inspection

Online via Click2Gov or
call (805) 449-2500 and press 2

You will need your permit number to schedule an inspection. If you need assistance, call (805) 449-2500 during business hours and press 0.

Find Your Inspection Time Window

View the inspection schedule on the inspections page

If you need assistance, call (805) 449-2500 during business hours and press 0.

Check Building Permit Status

Use Click2Gov and reference your address or permit/application number.

Apply for a Building Permit or
Ask a Permit Question

Call (805) 449-2500 (option 3)* or email
Visit the building permits page for more information.

*Do not use this phone number or email for inspections.

Effective May 23, 2022, Building and Safety Permit Counter hours are modified as follows:
Monday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Alternate Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed alternate Fridays)
*Planning and Public Works counters are open on Mondays 4-5 p.m. 

About the Building Division

The Building Division exists to protect the public against hazards associated with the construction, use and occupancy of buildings and structures, and to contribute to the City’s quality of life. This Division ensures the City's built environment complies with codes designed to safeguard public welfare, such as life, health, and property.

Residents can be assured the highest level of plan review and inspection services are provided to our customers. Staff is committed to protecting residents and their property by enforcing building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical standards. In addition the City oversees State mandated requirements that regulate design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures within our jurisdiction.