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Building Department

Jeremy Strang - Division Manager

915 8th Street, Suite 123, Marysville, CA 95901

(530)749-5440  Fax: (530)749-5616



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Our Design Criteria:


2016 California Building Code (based on 2015 International Building Code)

2016 California Residential Code (based on the 2015 International Residential Code)

2016 California Mechanical Code (based on 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code)

2016 California Plumbing Code (based on 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code)

2016 California Electrical Code (based on 2014 National Electrical Code)

2016 California Fire Code (based on 2015 International Fire Code)

2016 California Green Building Code     

2016 California Energy Efficiency Standards


Minimum Soil Bearing Capacity = 1500 psf

Minimum Roof Live load = 20 psf

Soil Site Class = D

Wind Exposure = B


Ground Snow


Wind Design




Subject To Damage From

Weather Design Temp

Ice Barrier Underlayment Required

Flood Hazards

Air Freezing Index

Mean Temp






Frost line






C / D0



Very High










How To Schedule An Inspection Using IVR:

Call the inspection request line at 530-749-5640 and follow the automated prompts:

Using your touchtone or cellular phone:
  • Enter the permit number, which can be found on the orange inspection card.  

  • Enter the 3 digit inspection code for the inspection desired. IVR Code List

  • Select the date you would like your inspection scheduled for from the given available date options.

  • After selecting the inspection date, your inspection will be scheduled and you will be given a confirmation number.  Please write down the confirmation number before completing your call.  



Services Provided to the Public:

The Building Department implements policy and procedure for the construction process by use of Yuba County Board of Supervisors adopted ordinances, California Code of Regulations Title 24, Local, State, Federal Departments, Districts and Agencies.  In an ongoing effort to provide and maintain the highest level of customer service possible the following are examples outlining some of the many services provided in the achievement of our goal:


  • Thorough evaluation of plan submittal documents to assure all necessary information has been included.
  • Rapid plan disbursement to appropriate Departments, Divisions, Districts and Agencies for review.
  • Timely Building Department plan reviews are performed by our International Code Council (ICC) certified plan review staff.
  • Comprehensive field inspections are performed by our International Code Council (ICC) certified inspection staff.
  • Provide general information regarding building codes, construction methods and materials used within the building environment.
  • The Building Department is committed to delivering value-added services and information while also making your interactions with Yuba County more efficient and convenient. Every Wednesday, through our ExpressTrak service, our department will review and issue certain Building Permits over-the-counter. Click the ExpressTrak link to see what projects qualify.


On-Line Services:


The Online Permit Center allows Licensed Contractors and Home Owners to schedule inspections,  Applicants can follow the status of their permit application and the Public can review permits, projects and property information or look up contractor information.... all online!


You may request a fee estimate for a proposed residential or commercial project.  Select the type of Residential or Commercial fee request form, fill in the necessary information and email your request to Please allow 5 business days to process your request.  Building Staff will contact you when the estimate has been completed.





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