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Building Department

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. 

Yuba County Building Department - New California Code Adoption 

 All construction plans submitted on or after January 1, 2023 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 January 1, 2023

  • 2022 California Building Code (based on the 2021 International Building Code)
  • 2022 California Residential Code (based on the 2021 International Residential Code)
  • 2022 California Electrical Code (based on the 2021 National Electrical Code)
  • 2022 California Mechanical Code (based on the 2021 Uniform Mechanical Code)
  • 2022 California Plumbing Code (based on the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code)
  • 2022 California Fire Code (based on the 2021 International Fire Code)
  • 2022 California Energy Code
  • 2022 California Green Building Standards Code 

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.

Jeremy Strang, Building and Code Enforcement Manager
915 8th Street, Suite 123
Marysville, California 95901