Safety, Inspection & Permits
The Elk Grove Building Division handles a variety of services, including inspections, safety standards, and permits. Building works closely with Planning, Public Works, Fire, Police, and Finance to offer you the best care and service. Your business is occur top priority. The Division issues permits and performs plan checks and inspections for Building, Plumbing, Mechanical and Electrical permits. Our permit process helps ensure the safety of the general public and tenant occupants within the City. Feel free to browse through our website and see what Building services we have to offer.
Do you own an Electric Vehicle, or are you considering buying one? Depending on your charging needs, building permits may be required. View the guide and checklist below. The guide provides information about Electric Vehicles and what supplemental infrastructure are needed in the household.
Is your building up to code? Check out the 2010 Building Code for the latest on safety standards and structure requirements. Click here to get informed on codes for the new Automated Building Inspection Request Line.
Permits are certificates of approval from City Hall to proceed forward with proposed projects. Permits may or may not be required for your project or tenant improvement. Call the Building Division today at 478-2235 to hear more information. More...
Inspection Scheduling/Online Tracking
The City offers online tracking services to keep you updated of your project's status. The system is easy to use and available at any time. Services include permit application tracking and building inspection scheduling. Sign up and try it today! More...
Current Updates and News:A CSD Fire Department representative will now be located at the Development Services counter for Plan Review Intake & Fee Processing
The City of Elk Grove continues to develop and implement customer service improvements, for the Building permit process. The TI Tuesday permit program was designed to provide applicants with an “over the counter” permit process for Tenant Improvements in commercial buildings.
Important Notice Regarding the 2010 California Building Code
If you are an Architect, Engineer, Designer or Contractor that performs work within the State of California, please be advised that a new building code will take effect on January 1, 2011.
Elk Grove: Working for You
This is the first in a series of articles spotlighting Development Services programs that improve the quality of life of Elk Grove residents.
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