Building & Safety Division

To ensure the continued health and safety of the public, the City Hall Lobby will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 - 5:00 p.m beginning on April 20, 2021.

Building staff remain available Monday - Friday, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Building Phone:  (916) 727-4760
Building Inspection Request Line: (916) 727-4750
Building email:

Building Division staff will continue to provide inspections, plan review and permit services as follows:

**Building inspections will be performed as usual, inspectors are provided with and utilize proper PPE equipment and follow appropriate safety measures in regard to COVD-19 protocols.

**Expiration dates of permits at this time should not be a concern, permit expiration dates may be adjusted by the Building Official when deemed appropriate.

**All permit applications shall be submitted and fully processed online utilizing our Citizen Access Portal.  If you need assistance, please contact the Building Division by phone at (916) 727-4760.

**We are now offering live video inspections for a number of smaller projects utilizing Skype. To schedule a video inspection appointment you will first need to have a Skype account. Once you have a Skype account send e-mail to Please include your name, permit number, project address, your phone number, a snap shot of your Skype ID, date of the inspection and type of inspection you are requesting. We will contact you by phone to set a specific time for the video inspection.

For more information, contact the Building Division at 916-727-4760.

Division Responsibilities

The Citrus Heights Building and Safety Division is responsible for reviewing plans, issuing building permits, and doing field inspections of buildings to ensure compliance with local and state mandated regulations related to building construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation.

Division Partnerships

The Building and Safety Division works closely with the Planning Division and the Fire District to help maintain a safe and livable community.

Dropping Off Completed Applications

Please note:  Due to Covid-19, City Hall public counter is closed until further notice.  Please contact the Building Division at 916-727-4760 for instructions.