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The Department of Planning and Building Permit Center is open by appointment only for limited building permit intake, correction returns/pick-up and to schedule virtual meetings. To submit electronic Building Permit or Land Use Permit Applications please visit  our website.

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Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Portal

Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services

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Building Inspections

What is the process?

Step 1: Schedule Inspection

A contractor or permit-holder schedules the applicable inspection(s) for a construction project, identified by its permit number. To schedule an inspection, please use the Department of Planning and Building’s Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Permit Portal or fill out an online form available through this link.

You can also call (805) 788-6602 or email [email protected]. All requests must be received before midnight for an inspection the following business day.

Step 2: Inspector Assigned

An inspector is assigned and the contractor or permit holder is provided with a two-hour window in which the inspection will occur for each scheduled inspection.

Step 3: Inspection Performed

The inspector performs the inspection and provides the results to the contractor or permit holder.

Who can use this service?

Anyone with a valid county construction permit or grading permit can schedule an inspection.

Is there a charge for this service?

Please refer to the Department of Planning & Building Fee Schedule for application fees.

When and where is this service offered?

All portions of a project that require a permit are required to be inspected before the work is covered or concealed. Inspections can be scheduled at any time using the Department's Citizen Self-Service (CSS) portal or by calling (805) 788-6602. Inspections can be scheduled for Monday through Friday, with the following exceptions:

Building Inspection Availability in Select Areas
Area Availability
Oak Shores/Interlake Road Monday, Wednesday, and Friday only
Running Deer/Chimney Rock Tuesday and Thursday only
California Valley/Cuyama Wednesday only

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Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Portal

Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services

Preview of Public Information and Permit Processing Online Services (CSS Portal)

 

CA COVID-19 Rent Relief

Housing is Key