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 Building Division - Brad Cannon,  Building Official 
1232 Washington Street, Calistoga
 (707) 942-2827
                                 Email:  plans@ci.calistoga.ca.us     
                                 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 codes.

  • 2016 California Administrative Code
  • 2016 California Building Code
  • 2016 California Residential Code
  • 2016 California Mechanical Code
  • 2016 California Plumbing Code
  • 2016 California Electrical Code
  • 2016 Energy Code
  • 2016 Historical Building Code
  • 2016 California Green Building Code
  • 2016 California Fire Code
  • 2016 Existing Building Code
  • 2016 California Referenced Standards Code

Building Design Criteria (Jan 2017)

Important Links

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

 Building Permit Reports 

Feb 2019

Mar 2019

Apr 2019

May 2019

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