Building Code Adoption

2013 CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODES
These Building Codes are effective as of January 1, 2014.
 

If you are an architect, engineer, designer, contractor, or other person that performs work within the State of California, please be advised that a new building code is in effect on January 1, 2014.

Over-the-Counter Building Permit Application

Submit the application in person at the Building Counter with associated fees, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. for work that does not require plan check (i.e. sewer backflow prevention and flow relief device installation, heater change out, electrical panel upgrade, reroof, siding).

Building Application Processing

  1. OVER-THE-COUNTER BUILDING PERMITS - Permits requiring no plan check (i.e. Sewer backflow prevention devices; heater change outs; electrical service upgrades; reroof) are issued daily between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Building Division Overview

The purpose of the Building Division is to enforce the minimum requirements of the California Building codes; to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment; and to provide safety to firefighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.

Community Development Overview

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The Community Development Department is comprised of 3 departments which are responsible for overseeing and guiding development activities in the City of Grass Valley.

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