Building Department

Building Department Announcement: New Building Codes are coming January 1, 2014!

2013 Building Codes
The Building Department reviews plans, issues building permits, checks contractor licenses and investigates complaints relating to building and construction. This department conducts building inspections to make sure that all construction complies with the City’s building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing regulations.
The Building Department is located in City Hall at 2060 McHenry Avenue. 
Inspection Hours
Tuesday & Thursday
To schedule inspections call (209) 691-7464  
Inspections outside of regular inspection hours must be prearranged with the Building Inspector and are charged at $75.00 per hour with a 2 hr minimum.

Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday 8am-5pm
(closed daily from 12pm-1pm)

Building permit applications and plans can be submitted to City Hall on Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm (Closed for lunch 12-1); however, permits will be generated on Tuesday & Thursday mornings. 

Building Division Forms and Applications

Building Permit Applications

Re-Roof Permit Applications

Encroachment Permit

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms (this form is required for any building project valued over $1,000. Must be completed by property owner or, if preferred, the building official.)
Development Impact Fees 2014

Please send your original, completed application to:
City of Escalon    
 2060 McHenry Ave.
 Escalon, CA 95320
 Phone: (209) 691-7430
 Fax: (209) 691-7439
Applications are accepted in the office, by mail, fax or e-mail.
Emailed applications must have a handwritten signature and be sent to  
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The applications are in PDF format.