Building Inspection

PLEASE NOTE THAT NO INSPECTIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED FROM MONDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2023 - TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2024. REGULAR INSPECTION SCHEDULE WILL RESUME WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2024. Reminder that no inspections are conducted on Friday and that all inspection respects must be conducted through the inspection request line (530) 934-6447. 


The newest edition of the California Building Code will become effective January 1, 2023.

Please note: Before submitting an application to the Building Department, please check zoning and environmental regulations. 

Prior to submitting for a building permit, you will need to contact the Planning Department staff ( in order to determine if your property is zoned for the type of project you want to do and for any fees involved. Contact the Environmental Health Department ( in order to determine if there are regulations that may affect your project and for any fees involved. 

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Code Information

Glenn County is currently operating under the 2022 Edition of California Title 24 which consists of the 2022 California Building Code, 2022 California Administrative Code, 2022 California Electrical Code, 2022 California Mechanical Code, 2022 California Plumbing Code, 2022 California Energy Code, 2022 California Fire Code, 2022 California Elevator Safety Construction Code, 2022 California Historical Building Code, 2022 California Existing Building Code, 2022 California Reference Standards Code and the 2022 California Green Code.

Please use the inspection request line number for ALL inspection requests.

24 Hour Building Inspection Request Line - (530) 934-8447

Inspections are conducted Monday - Thursday. You may call the office after 9:00 AM on your requested date of inspection to determine an approximate time frame the inspection will be conducted. 

When you call be sure to include the following information:

  • Your building permit number
  • The property owners name
  • The address where the inspection is to be conducted
  • What type of inspection you are requesting
  • The date on which you would like your inspection
  • A telephone number where you can be reached if there are any questions

Building Permit Forms/Applications/Checklists and Information

SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to pick up permits and submit applications for building permits and planning projects.

Regular Business Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except County holidays.

Upgrade California's Energy Status

The California Energy Commission joined regional efforts to increase energy efficiency and encourage clean jobs with the statewide launch of Energy Upgrade California, the new energy efficiency program. Part of this comprehensive program is the integrated Web Portal, which provides easy to use tools and resources to property owners to help them improve their energy and water efficiency, save money and increase building comfort.

FEMA Website

Blog post for highlights on the new FEMA website.

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