Building Division

The Building Division, which includes new construction fire prevention functions, reviews all construction plans in a coordinated and efficient manner to ensure compliance with the Building and Fire Codes. The Building Division also inspects buildings during construction to ensure that they comply with these codes. In addition, Building inspection staff provides information to citizens regarding home improvement regulations. The Building Inspection Division provides "one-stop" permit processing services to the public.

Over-the-Counter Plan Check


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Over-the-Counter plan check has been suspended. If you have additional questions about the City's plan check process, please contact the Building Division by calling 831-768-3050 or emailing cdd@cityofwatsonville.org.