Building Inspection

The newest edition of the California Building Code will become effective January 1, 2023.

If you plan on submitting for a building permit before the end of 2022, you will need to have your complete submittal into the Building Division no later than 3:00 p.m. December 22, 2022. Incomplete submittals will not be accepted. (Please see the “Building Permit Application Completeness Checklist” for documents required)

Please note: Before submitting an application to the Building Department, check with the Planning Department to see if your project location is zoned for and meets setbacks for the type of project you would like to do.

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Code Information

Glenn County is currently operating under the 2019 Edition of California Title 24 which consists of the 2019 California Building Code, 2019 California Administrative Code, 2019 California Electrical Code, 2019 California Mechanical Code, 2019 California Plumbing Code, 2019 California Energy Code, 2019 California Fire Code, 2019 California Elevator Safety Construction Code, 2019 California Historical Building Code, 2019 California Existing Building Code, 2019 California Reference Standards Code and the 2019 California Green Code.

Please use the inspection request line number for ALL inspection requests.

24 Hour Building Inspection Request Line - (530) 934-8447

When you call be sure to include the following information:

  • Your building permit number
  • The property owners name
  • The address where the inspection is to be conducted
  • What type of inspection you are requesting
  • The date on which you would like your inspection
  • A telephone number where you can be reached if there are any questions

Building Permit Forms/Applications/Checklists and Information

SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to pick up permits and submit applications for building permits, encroachment permits, and planning projects.

Regular Business Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except County holidays.

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