Building Division (Public Works Department) interprets the Building Code by overseeing the plan check and inspection process for all construction requiring a Building Permit. 

The Building Official and a team of construction management specialists also oversee major city capital projects including those buildings authorized for funding by the voter approved "Measure D" of 1998.

Forms & Applications

Our website includes forms for most projects, including, building, re-roofing, solar energy, and electric vehicle infrastructure.

If you aren't sure if your project needs a building permit, email the Building Division or call us at 805-237-3850.

Monthly Permit Reports

The Building Division makes the following reports available to citizens and developers: