City Hall, First Floor
201 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025

Phone: 760-839-4647
Fax: 760-432-6819
Inspection Request Line: 760-839-4646
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

The Building Division protects life and property through the application and enforcement of codes and standards for the construction and maintenance of buildings and structures in the city.

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Management Staff

Building Official
Tim Draper

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Electronic Solar Submittal

Expedited solar permits may now be submitted via e-mail

Electronic Solar Submittals

Important Information

Expediting of residential roof top solar permits is now available!  See Information Guidelines 24A and 24B
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Effective January 1, 2017, the new 2016 editions of the California Building Codes will be in effect statewide.

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Regional Traffic Fee Increase approved by City Council on April 4, 2013
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Carbon Monoxide Detectors Save Lives – Most homeowners will need to install carbon monoxide detectors by July 1, 2011.Read more . . .


2016 California Energy Efficiency Standards become effective January  1st 2017. For more information, visit www.energy.ca.gov/title24 .


The triennial 2016 California Building Code of Regulations, Title 24 (California Building Standards Code) will become effective for all occupancies that apply for permits statewide on January 1st 2017

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