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Permit Counter

We are here to serve you!

2022 California Building Code Updates took effect January 1, 2023.

All NEW submittals for building permits MUST be based upon the 2022 CA Building Codes.
- no exceptions can be made -

If you need assistance during normal business hours, please contact us at (559) 713-4444.

To apply for a permit or submit building plans:   1) submit in-person between the hours of 9am and 4pm or    2) use the drop box at the building entrance to leave application,   payment and/or flash drive    or   3) submit documents through the following link:

Payment of plan check fees will be required before processing. Permit and Inspection cards will be required on the job site at time of inspection.

Online services now offered: Site Plan Review, Solar panel permits with SolarApp+. More services to be offered in the future.

Thank you for your understanding!

Located at:  315 E Acequia Avenue, Visalia, CA 93291
Contact:  (559) 713-4444
Lobby Hours:  Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday lobby is closed.
Counter and Transaction Hours:  Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Permits May Be Issued Only To:  Property Owners or State Licensed Contractors.

About the Permit Counter

The Permit Counter provides support to the City of Visalia Community Development Department as a  "one stop shop" for the general public, the building industry and the development community. The counter staff will help direct your project needs, intake your applications and issue a variety of city permits.

The information and links are meant to assist you in accomplishing your business as quickly and easily as possible. If you are not able to find what you need here or would like to make suggestions on how we can better serve you, we encourage you to contact us directly at 559-713-4444.

315 E. Acequia Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291
Phone: 559-713-4444 -- Fax: 559-713-4812

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