Building & Safety Division

*Updated March 20, 2020*
City of Citrus Heights City Hall is closed for public access. Building Division staff will continue to provide building inspection, plan review and permit services as follows:
    Building inspections will be limited to commercial projects, new construction and un-occupied spaces.
     Essential inspections within occupied spaces will be conducted as needed. If possible, please postpone your inspection for a later date.
    Expiration dates of permits at this time should not be a concern, permit expiration dates will be adjusted as needed.
    Standard permits such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC and roofing can be obtained utilizing our Citizen Access Portal 

We are now offering live video inspections utilizing “Skype”,.  To schedule a video inspection appointment you will first need to have a Skype account. Once you have a Skype account send e-mail to   Please include your name, permit number, project address, your phone number, date of the inspection and type of inspection you are requesting. We will contact you by phone to set a specific time for the video inspection.

​ For additional information, please call (916) 727-4760.

Division Responsibilities

The Citrus Heights Building and Safety Division is responsible for reviewing plans, issuing building permits, and doing field inspections of buildings to ensure compliance with local and state mandated regulations related to building construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation.

Division Partnerships

The Building and Safety Division works closely with the Planning Division and the Fire District to help maintain a safe and livable community.

Dropping Off Completed Applications

Applications for building permits are accepted daily during the following hours.

Monday8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.