Building Division

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   Applications and Forms:

Inspection Hours:  Monday - Thursdays between 9:00 AM and NOON.

Building Permit Application Packet              Building Permit Reports (  Oct. 2018  Nov. 2018  Dec. 2018  ) 

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

Prior to permit issuance, if the applicant is a business/contractor you will need to obtain a city business license.
City licenses are available through an outside source:   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.

  • CalCerts, Inc. - HERS (Home Energy Rating System) Provider
  • CABEC (CA Assoc. of Building Energy Consultants)  Non Profit Help with Title 24 Energy Standards
  • Updated Building Design Standards (Jan 2017)
    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. 

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

Important Links

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

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