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Building Services

We provide and process building permits, review plans, and inspect construction in the unincorporated areas of Placer County to verify that work complies with building codes for safe and habitable structures.

Services and Information

  • Building Applications/Forms
    Application for permit, construction waste management plan, request for permit research, submittal and inspection forms.
  • Building Permits/Fees/Reports
    Online permits, fee estimator, fees, permit research, activity reports, city or county jurisdiction, permit records
  • Building Codes/Standards
    Codes for building construction, Building and Energy Standards
  • Accessibility Regulations
    Checklists and references on ADA regulations
  • Plan Review
    Plan submittal requirements, suggested documents & information, deferred submittals are reviewed case by case based on justification, for example truss calcs, fire sprinklers, ect. 
  • Inspection Information
    Daily inspections list, scheduling inspections, inspection requirements and inspection checklists, open conditions of approval, special inspection and other inspection related forms  
  • Code Handouts and Policies
    Handouts and policies specific to building construction
  • Safety and Wildfire
    CALFire, Wildland Urban Interface Standards, Save our Water
  • Code Enforcement
    Correcting violations of County and State codes, private property vehicle abatement, CAL Fire weed abatement program, mosquito abatement program and other community services
  • Systems and Resources
    Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Construction associated website links, Contractors' License Check, CASp-States' List, GIS, Snow load information, Third party plan review, Frequently asked questions



Designers and Design Professionals


Mission Statement

To provide courteous, prompt, and professional building permit services by processing application, reviewing plans, and inspecting construction in the unincorporated areas of Placer County in order to verify that work complies with building codes for safe and habitable structures.

Disclaimer: Although every effort is made to provide complete and accurate information on this website, users are advised to contact applicable County department staff before making project decisions (e.g. Building, Planning, Environmental Health, Air Pollution, Engineering and Surveying, Facility Services/Environmental Engineering-Sewer, your local school/fire districts, etc.), since each department implements specific codes or ordinances which may affect your project.