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City of Wheatland Residents

The Yuba County Building Department now services the City of Wheatland Residents and Contractors for all building permit needs (intake, review and inspection).   

What's New
  • Paper applications are no longer necessary
  • Building Department services are available Monday - Friday during normal County business hours
  • Minor permits issued over the counter, same day (see list below)

Permit Intake Process

CONTRACTORS DOING BUSINESS WITHIN THE CITY OF WHEATLAND MUST HAVE A VALID BUSINESS LICENSE FROM THE CITY PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF A BUILDING PERMIT

When applying for a permit, the following information is required:

  • Location of project (street address or Assessor’s Parcel Number)
  • Legal owner’s name, address and phone number
  • Contractor's license number (Contractors must have a current business license with the City of Wheatland)
  • Valuation or job cost of the proposed work
  • Building construction plans
  • Detailed description of the work

Permits Available Over the Counter
  • Re-roof
  • HVAC replacement
  • Window replacement
  • Siding repair/maintenance/upgrade
  • Residential remodel (no additional square footage)
  • Electrical service replacement
  • Roof mounted solar
  • Water heater
You may be required to provide: detailed description of the work, a simple drawing of the area affected, or the manufactures installation manual.

Plan Review Process
Projects that require reviews:
  • Permit Technicians will route your application to all necessary departments
  • Permit Technicians will provide the applicant with any necessary forms to be completed by outside agencies (school, air quality, etc.)
  • Customer questions regarding plan review comments or corrections need to be directed to the reviewing department for a response.
  • Once all reviews have been approved, the applicant will be notified by our Permit Technicians

Permit Issuance Process
In order to get your permit issued: 
  • All outside agency forms must be returned to the Permit Technicians
  • All permit fees must be paid in full
  • All impact fees with the City of Wheatland must be paid (Click here for impact fee information)
  • The applicant must come to the Yuba County Building Department to sign permit documents

Inspection Process
Inspection Scheduling options:  
  •  Automated phone service (IVR system) call (530) 749-5640.
  • On-line Permit Center inspection dashboard (you must be a contractor or registered user. Click here to Register) 
Inspections are available Monday - Friday excluding holidays

Inspection Schedule:  Click here to view Today's Inspection Schedule.