UPDATE March 3, 2021
The Building Department experienced intermittent technical complications with the online permitting services, preventing new applications from being submitted. Our department is working to resolve the issues, however we do not currently have an estimated date for restoration of services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
UPDATE November 23, 2020
Please be advised: Due to a significant rise in COVID-19 cases in Yuba and Sutter Counties and the transition back into the purple tier designation, Yuba County Community Development and Services Agency will be conducting most operations remotely and the office will be closed to the general public. In-office visits in certain situations may be available by appointment only – please contact your agency representative for details. Staff are monitoring both email and voicemail daily, and we will do our best to respond to inquiries within 24 hours (excluding holidays and weekends). For general questions, please email us or leave a phone message at 530-749-5440 and someone will respond as soon as possible.
Roland Stout, Bobby Washburn, Jeremy Strang, Marie LaFranchi, Dave Maddux, Lisa LaMont, Dan Burns, Rob Garramore
Public Counter Hours:
Mon-Fri: By appointment only
Se Habla Español
PH: (530) 749-5440
FAX: (530) 749-5616
IVR: (530) 749-5640
We are committed to providing our customers with the best possible service and we understand how valuable your time is. CDSA employees spend much of their workdays away from the office or working on projects. To ensure that we have the right person here to help you with whatever your needs are, please contact our office to check the availability of the staff person you need.
We’re more than happy to schedule an appointment to make sure that we have the right person here at a time that meets your needs.
Yuba County Building Department
New California Code Adoption
All construction plans submitted on or after January 1, 2020 are required to be in compliance based on the below stated California Codes:
California Code of Regulations Title 24, Parts 1 – 6 & 8 – 12
Effective January1, 2020
- 2019 California Building Code (based on the 2018 International Building Code)
- 2019 California Residential Code (based on the 2018 International Residential Code)
- 2019 California Electrical Code (based on the 2018 National Electrical Code)
- 2019 California Mechanical Code (based on the 2018 Uniform Mechanical Code)
- 2019 California Plumbing Code (based on the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code)
- 2019 California Fire Code (based on the 2018 International Fire Code)
- 2019 California Energy Code
- 2019 California Green Building Standards Code
The Yuba County Building Department is an integral part of CDSA that combines building and construction services with code enforcement activities to safeguard public health, safety and general welfare of the communities it serves within the County. We are responsible for application intake, plan-check, permit issuance and inspection for all buildings and structures, existing or new, within the unincorporated area of the County. Building and Construction Services is the local enforcing authority for regulations promulgated by the State of California Building Standard Commission which are codified in Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations. These regulations set the minimum requirements to create safe, healthy, and accessible buildings. The regulations also provide safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations and protect our natural resources by making buildings energy efficient and sustainable. Before commencing construction, repair or making any alterations, please confer with the Building Department to make certain that the project conforms to current building and zoning codes and that the proper permits are obtained.
Services Provided to the Public:
The Building Department implements policy and procedure for the construction process by use of Yuba County Board of Supervisors adopted ordinances, California Code of Regulations Title 24, Local, State, Federal Departments, Districts and Agencies. In an ongoing effort to provide and maintain the highest level of customer service possible the following are examples outlining some of the many services provided in the achievement of our goal:
Thorough evaluation of plan submittal documents to assure all necessary information has been included.
Rapid plan disbursement to appropriate Departments, Divisions, Districts and Agencies for review.
Timely Building Department plan reviews are performed by our International Code Council (ICC) certified plan review staff.
Comprehensive field inspections are performed by our International Code Council (ICC) certified inspection staff.
Provide general information regarding building codes, construction methods and materials used within the building environment.
UPDATE February 12, 2021
The County is experiencing system-wide network outages. Access to our information systems is currently unavailable both internally and externally. Due to these unforeseen circumstances, the Building Department is currently unable to accept or process any new permit applications. Our Information Technology Department is working to resolve the issues, however we do not currently have an estimated date for restoration of services. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Existing permit holders may request an inspection, however limited availability to information and access to our systems may cause a delay. To request an inspection, please call (530) 749-5640 and leave a detailed message including: (1) name, (2) phone number, (3) address, (4) permit number, (5) description of project, and (6) type of inspection being requested. Inspection requests must be made at least one business day in advance. We will make every attempt to schedule requests received by 4:00pm for the next business day, unless another specific date is requested.
UPDATE January 8, 2021
The Building Department’s eTRAKiT Online Permitting service is now functional for customers attempting to apply for building permits or schedule inspections. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to improve our online systems in an effort to provide comprehensive and reliable ways of performing County business.
UPDATE January 8, 2021
The Building Department continues to have intermittent technical difficulties with its online permitting services. The system is currently down which prevents new applications from being submitted. Our technology department is working tirelessly to repair the system. We are also working on another method for website building permit applications to be submitted. Please check back daily for updates on our progress. We apologize and thank you for your patience.
UPDATE December 4, 2020
The Building Department is experiencing failure of both its IVR automated Inspection Request line, and its eTRAKiT webservice for customers attempting to schedule inspections. We are working to repair these systems and ask that our customers use a new inspection request voicemail service in the meantime. To request an inspection, please call (530) 749-5640 and leave a detailed message including your name, phone number, permit number and type of inspection being requested. Inspection requests must be made at least one business day in advance and requests received by 4:00pm will be scheduled for the next business day, unless another specific date is requested. Customers may check their approximate inspection time on the morning of the scheduled inspection date by clicking on this link.
Jeremy Strang, Building and Code Enforcement Manager
915 8th Street, Suite 123
Marysville, California 95901