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COVID-19 PROCEDURE: City Hall is open with limited capacity for in person appointments. Members of the public and applicants are strongly encouraged to email, phone or video conference with staff to conduct business. The Community Development Department will continue to accept permit applications, development inquiries, and plan reviews electronically.

If you have a question or need to complete a City transaction, you may do so via phone, e-mail or online through the City website. Click to View Staff Directory and/or Contact Us. Should you need to drop-off materials (payments, applications, etc.) for ANY City department, a mail drop off box is located at the City Hall, 300 Forest Ave. Visit the COVID-19 page for additional updates, information and resources.

Please note!California Building Code Changes Effective January 1, 2023

Any projects submitted to the building department for review after January 1, 2023 must comply with the new 2022 codes. Please see the link below for substantive changes of interest to code users as they familiarize themselves with the 2022 edition of Title 24. 

You may contact our building division at 831-648-3191 with any questions. 

California Building Code Changes

The Building Division oversees all residential and commercial construction activities in the community. The division ensures that all building codes and regulations are met, based on local, state, and federal guidelines.

Building staff administers permit and inspection services for all construction activity to ensure compliance with local and state building codes and to provide public safety to the community.

Building staff provides counter services, plan review services, and inspection services; and responds to building-related questions and requests from the public, City Manager and City Council.
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