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Building Department



Michael Hooper
Sr. Building Inspector
Plans Examiner

Building Department Hours
Monday through Friday,
8:30 am. to 5:00 pm.

The Building Department is the primary source of service and information to builders and the public regarding general construction and the building codes.  This program serves engineers, architects, developers, contractors, homeowners, and others involved in the design, construction, and/or maintenance of private property in Jackson.  The department provides technical assistance to homeowners and contractors, processes applications, reviews permit applications, issues building permits, and provides building records reports.  The Building Department also administers those portions of the City’s code enforcement/neighborhood enhancement program associated with the condition of structures on private property, as well as weed, rubbish and vehicle abatement and serves as the City’s floodplain administrator.

The Building Inspector is available to answer any questions at the Jackson City Hall, 33 Broadway, in person or by calling 209-223-1646, Monday through Friday between 8:30 am to 9:30 am and 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

On Site Inspection Times are available Monday through Friday between 9:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  A 24 hr. notice is required.  Other arrangements may be scheduled by making a request at least one working day prior to requested time.

The following information describes the process to obtain a building permit for NEW CONSTRUCTION within the City of Jackson.

» Most Recent Monthly Building Permit Activity Requires PDF Reader
»  Building Permit Application Requires PDF Reader
»  Mitigation Fee Information Requires PDF Reader
» New Construction Building Permit Information  Requires PDF Reader

Application Contents include;

                 Code Requirements  
                 Design Requirements 
                     Setback Minimums
                 Required Deposits  
                 General Site Plan
                     Floor Plan
                     Foundation Plan
                     Framing & Section Details
                     Landscape Plan

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Quick Links

City Meetings

City Council
2nd & 4th Mondays
at 7 pm

Planning Commission
Every 3rd Monday
at 6:30 pm

Revitalization Committee
Next Meeting 09/11/14
at 6 pm

Site Plan Review Committee
Every Thursday
at 10:00 am
      (but only as needed)

Design Review Committee
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
at 3:00 pm
(but only as needed)

Accessibility Board of Appeals
Meets as Needed

Cemetery Committee
Every 2nd Wednesday
at 10 am


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