Building Division

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Responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: Effective immediately, all building permit applications must be submitted digitally. The digital submittal package must include all documentation provided in a typical submittal. Please use the City's Permit Portal for all submittals. 

Inspection and plan review services are provided by CSG Consultants, a contracted, local building services firm. For questions regarding permits, contact Patrick Holub at pholub@arroyogrande.org. 

The Building Division reviews project plans, issues permits, and provides inspection services for compliance with California’s building, fire, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, energy, and disabled access codes, as well as city ordinances, for all new and existing buildings in the city. We respond to citizen concerns regarding illegal construction and substandard conditions as outlined in the International Property Maintenance Code.

This division also provides project review and inspections for fire and life safety code compliance, and provides hazardous material and water system analysis. Staff works closely with the Five Cities Fire Authority, assisting in annual fire inspection of certain types of occupancies, wild land interface regulations, and fire prevention issues.