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Building Department

Building Applications With Plans Can Be Submitted To:
Building Permit Application

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, reviews and processes applications, issues building permits, and provides building records reports. The Building Department also administers those portions of the City’s code enforcement/neighborhood enhancement programs 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 or by calling 209-223-1646, during business hours.  On Site Inspection Times are usually available with a 24 hr. notice. 

For permit applications and information regarding NEW CONSTRUCTION projects within the City of Jackson please see the FORMS below.

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City Council Monthly Building Reports
January 2021
February 2021
March 2021
April 2021
May 2021
June 2021
July 2021
August 2021
September 2021
October 2021
November 2021
December 2021
January 2022
February 2022
March 2022
April 2022


Application Contents include:

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