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Building Department

City of Yreka Uses the 2013 California Building Codes

Mark Schmitt - Building Official/Fire Marshal

It is the job of the Building Department, and director, to make sure all of the buildings in the City of Yreka are safe. They provide initial services such as building permits and forms, statistical information and answering questions.

The Building Department also examines and approves plans, inspects construction and components that become part of a structure, act as Fire Marshalls 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 Official Availability 

The Building Official will be available for inspections on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. Scheduling an inspection requires at least 24-hours notice.

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

If your project includes breaking ground, be sure to call 811 at least 48 hours before you plan to start digging. For more information, visit USA North

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