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Development and Resource Management Administration
2600 Fresno St
Room 3065
Fresno, CA 93721
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The Buidling and Safety Services Division is responsible for permit processing, plan review, and inspection services for public and private projects. The division provides public counter services, plan review for residential projects and commercial projects, and field inspections for code compliiance during the construction phase of a project. Building and Safety Services is separated into two sections in order to provide maximum customer service for the development and construction of commercial and residential projects.

Building Industry Bulletin
Construction and Demolition Waste Management Requirements
State Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (MWELO)

Electrical Vehicle Charging of the 2013 CALGreen Building Standards
Implementation of the 2016 California Building Standards Code
New Fees In The Building & Safety Services Division

ADA/Disabled Access Guide for Small Businesses
Swimming Pool Abandonment
Underground Fuel Tank Removal
SB 407 Installation of Water-Conserving Plumbing Fixtures
Residential Cool Roof Procedures

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Bulletin

Permit Center
The Permit Center provides the following services:

  • Information regarding Permit Process and when permits are required
  • Issues Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Permits
  • Plan Check Services for Residential and Commercial Projects
    (Note: Plan check submittals shall be made "in person" to the Building Permit Counter. Currently there are no means to accept submittals by mail or electronically.) 
  • Information regarding California Disabled Access/ADA requirements

For information on how to obtain Building Permits, please call (559) 621-8084 or (559) 621-8082.

Inspection Services
Inspection Services provides the following services:

  • Field inspection after permits are issued during the construction process

Inspection Services Administration (559) 621-8116.


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