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

Phone: (760) 839-4647
Fax: (760) 432-6819

Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Building Inspection Information:


    You can now submit your inspection request online:

For Next Day Inspection, you will need to submit your inspection request before 3:00 PM on the working day prior to the inspection. Please submit requests through our online form or call our inspection request line at (760) 839-4646.

On the day of inspection, the job must be ready and site must be accessible between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM. 

Please note - WE DO NOT call or email to confirm inspection times. Your scheduled time frame can be viewed by clicking the below link after 9 AM on the day of your scheduled inspection: 

Inspection Schedule  

We do NOT guarantee inspector arrival times. The time frames given are estimates only. 

To speak to an inspector, dial 760-839-4647 between 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, and select the appropriate extension. 


   Building Permit Reports - Link will open new page with Building Permit Report history.  


   Important Documents to assist you with the Building Process                    

Management Staff

Building Official
Douglas L. Moody

Deputy Building Official
Juventino "Jay" Garcia

Contact Executive Staff

Your Comment Matters.

If you have received extra special ser­vice, this is a good way for you to tell us about it. If you have comments on problem areas, or suggestions for improvements, we want to hear about them. This will help us to improve our service to you.

Your Comment Matters

Important Information

As of November 01, 2021, all PV applications must be submitted online. 

Expediting of residential roof top solar permits is now available!  See Information Guidelines 24A and 24B
Read more . . .

New California building standards codes changes to take effect January 1, 2020. The new 2019 editions of Title 24; California Building Codes are now in effect statewide. Click HERE to view information regarding Code changes.


Carbon Monoxide Detectors Save Lives – Most homeowners will need to install carbon monoxide detectors by July 1, 2011. Read more . . .

2019 California Energy Efficiency Standards become effective January 1, 2020. For more information, visit .