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Building Services

We provide and process building permits, review plans, and inspect construction in the unincorporated areas of Placer County to verify that work complies with building codes for safe and habitable structures.

Our mission: "Helping the community build safe and sustainable dreams through high quality customer service, certainty, engagement, and transparently adaptable standards."

*NEW* ~ Placer County's B.E.T.T.I.R Program ~ *NEW*

(Building's Expedited Techniques for Tenant Improvement Review)


 *NEW*PASS  Program ~ *NEW*

 The Prequalified Architectural Submittal System program consolidates paperwork  and speeds up the approval process. To sign up for the PASS program, visit the link above or call (530) 745-3010


Apply for Limited Review Permits HERE

(Minor Solar, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical)


 2016 Building Construction Code Changes

Make Permit Payments Online

Permit Research Tools

Information on Tiny Homes

mPOWER is a program providing financing for residential and non-residential property owners to make energy efficiency improvements.

Services and Information



Designers and Design Professionals


Disclaimer: Although every effort is made to provide complete and accurate information on this website, users are advised to contact applicable County department staff before making project decisions (e.g. Building, Planning, Environmental Health, Air Pollution, Engineering and Surveying, Facility Services/Environmental Engineering-Sewer, your local school/fire districts, etc.), since each department implements specific codes or ordinances which may affect your project.