Building Division

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 Please visit our Virtual Counter for information on how to access Building services, get permits, submit applications, and obtain general information. 


Schedule an Inspection

Schedule 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.

Apply for a
Building Permit or
Ask a Permit Question

Call (805) 449-2320 or email

Do not use this phone number or email for inspections.

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.