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.
Our mission: "Helping the community build safe and sustainable dreams through high quality customer service, certainty, engagement, and transparently adaptable standards."
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Services and Information
- Building Applications/Forms
Permit application, construction waste management, permit research, plan submittal and inspection forms, energy forms
- Inspection Information and Scheduling Online
Daily inspections list, schedule inspections online, inspection requirements, inspection checklists
- Building Permits/Fees/Reports
Online permits, fee information, activity reports, city/county jurisdiction, permit records
- Building Codes/Standards
California building construction, Building and Energy Standards, Placer County Code
- Code Handouts and Policies
Handouts and policies for building construction: solar, electric, etc.
- Accessibility Regulations
Checklists and references on ADA regulations
- Plan Review
Submitting building construction plans, third party review, and requirements
- Code Compliance Services
Correcting violations, vehicle abatement, weed abatement program, and other community services
- Systems and Resources
Links to various construction related resources, snow load information, contractor's license check, etc.
- Safety, Wildfire and Propane/Natural Gas Safety
Water conservation, wildfire, propane/natural gas safety
Designers and Design Professionals
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.