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Every Building Permit issued shall expire and become null and void if the building or work authorized by such permit is not commenced within 1 year from the date of such permit, or if the building or work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned at any time after the work is commenced for a period of 180 days.
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A time extension may be approved, by the Building Official, for a period not to exceed 180 days on a written request by the permittee showing that circumstances beyond the control of the permittee have prevented action from being taken on this permit. This request must be submitted prior to the expiration of the permit.
For permits issued after December 7th, 2022, you may schedule online using the Citizen Self Service Portal.
To request an inspection for permits issued prior to December 7th, 2022, go to eTRAKiT.
When calling for your Inspection, please note that you will need the Permit Number, Inspection Code, Site Address, and requested date and time (AM or PM). You may call our Inspection Request Line at 559-537-7980
In order to issue a Building Permit the signature of the legal property owner or a California Licensed Contractor is required.
To verify a Contractor’s License, you can visit the CSLB website.
An agent for either party may sign for the permit, provided the agent submits written authorization from the owner or contractor prior to the issuance of the permit.
Please contact the Building Division.
559-585-2580 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Please apply for building permits via the Citizen Self Service Portal.
Review the Building Division's Facts and Information page.