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Building Department

City of Yreka Uses the 2013 California Building Codes

Dave Smith - Building Inspector 

The Building Department ensures that buildings in the City of Yreka are safe by enforcing standards to help safeguard the public. The department regulates the design, construction, materials, and other factors in the construction, renovation and improvements to buildings and structures.  Building permits, forms, statistical information and answering building or code related questions are provided by the Building Department.

The Building Department also examines and approves plans, inspects construction and components that become part of a structure, act as Fire Marshall and educate the public with regard to code requirements. Finally, the Building Department examines and approves specifications for compliance with building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, energy, fire, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), federal, state and local codes and ordinances.

Building Inspections - 24 Hour Notice Required

Inspections are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Scheduling an inspection requires at least 24-hours notice. To schedule an inspection, or for questions, call Dave Smith at (530) 938-4441. Office Hours: By appointment only.

For building permits and applications please see our Codes Fees and Licenses page.

Owner Builder and Consumer Information

 The California Contractors State License Board has valuable information about owner-builder's responsibilities and rights, as well as information for those planning on hiring a contractor.  

Call Before You Dig

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Page last updated: October 13, 2014 at 11:47am