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 Building Division - Brad Cannon,  Building Official 
1232 Washington Street, Calistoga
 (707) 942-2827
                                 Inspection Hours:  Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to Noon


The Building Division reviews building permit applications for compliance with state and local building codes (structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and energy efficiency) and provides inspection services for all building-related construction.The Division also oversees plan check and inspection services for mobile home/manufactured home installation and accessory structures pursuant to Title 25 of the California Code of Regulations, and conducts Mobile Home Park inspections as required by the State. 




Applications and Forms:                     

Building Permit Application Packet 

ADA Access Requirements and Resources for Commercial Permits - LINK for Explanation

Special Inspection & Testing Agreement Form for applicants of projects requiring special inspection or testing as per Section 1704 of the State of California Building Code.

Business Licenses: if the applicant is a business/contractor you will need to obtain a city business license.

Apply online at:  Muni Services

Owner builders are not required to obtain a city license, however if using licensed subcontractors, those subs
are required to possess a current city license.                                                        

Building Permit Submittal Checklist
Building Permit Application Process (flow chart)
Solar Application Requirements 
Pulling a Permit as an Owner Builder -  How to Decide   
Calistoga Wildland Urban Interface Map
Energy Code Ace Link

The City of Calistoga has adopted the following building standards codes with our local amendments found in Municipal Code Chapter 15

  • 2019 California Administrative Code
  • 2019 California Building Code
  • 2019 California Residential Code
  • 2019 California Mechanical Code
  • 2019 California Plumbing Code
  • 2019 California Electrical Code
  • 2019 Energy Code
  • 2019 Historical Building Code
  • 2019 California Green Building Code
  • 2019 California Fire Code
  • 2019 Existing Building Code
  • 2019 California Referenced Standards Code

Building Design Criteria (Jan 2020)

Important Links

 Napa County Building Officials Coalition - Forms (revised July 2017)

 Building Permit Reports 

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