Can I get a time extension on my Building Permit?
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.
How do I call for an Inspection?
Call our Inspection Request Line at (559) 537-7980 or click on "Inspections" then “eTRAKiT” on this website. You will need the Permit Number, the Inspection Code, the Site Address, and the date and time (AM or PM) of when the inspection is requested. You may obtain a brochure which explains the inspection process from the Building Division.
When does a Building Permit Expire?
Every Building Permit issued shall expire and become null and void if the building or work authorized by such permit is not commenced within 180 days 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.
Who can take out (sign for) a Building Permit?
In order to issue a Building Permit the signature of the legal property owner or a California Licensed contractor is required. 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.