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The primary goal of the Building Division of the Community Development Department is to provide quality services to the community in a manner that is comprehensive, efficient, knowledgeable and helpful to the public.

The Division is responsible for:

  • Plan review and permit issuance of all proposed construction to assure compliance with all state and local building codes.
  • Explaining codes, ordinances, requirements and regulations that apply to individual building projects.
  • Assisting the public with their concerns about public safety within their homes or places of business.
  • Provides building inspection services for all privately funded development.
  • Supports the City’s Code Enforcement program.

For more information regarding the Building Division, you may contact the Community Development Department at 707.778.4301, via email at or request information in person in the Community Development Department.




Contact Information

11 English St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4301
fax: 707.778.4498

phone: 707.778.4301

Hours: 8am 12pm and 1pm 4pm
Monday through Thursday Closed every Friday

phone: 707.778.4470

Hours: 8am - 12 pm and 1pm - 5pm
Mondays through Thursdays, Closed Fridays

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