City of Williams, CA



Welcome to Building Department

Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Building Department is to provide quality service to the community that is knowledgeable, efficient, comprehensive and helpful to the public. The intention is to safeguard life, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the construction, quality of materials, use of all buildings and structures within the City of Williams. The department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the uniform codes and related Federal, State, and City adopted laws and ordinances.

2016 California Building Code

ContractorThe California Building Standards Commission has adopted the 2016 California Building Codes. These regulations were approved and became affective locally and throughout California January 2017.

The 2016 California Building Code is available for purchase from the International Code Council, at

Building Department Phone:
530-473-2955 ext. 115

Building Department Hours:

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed Fridays.

Please call 530-473-2955 ext. 115 for appointment as walk-ins cannot be guaranteed.

Building Permit application is available below. Please fill out application and email to then an appointment will be made for pickup.

Building Worksheets/Forms:

.pdf file, requires free reader. Building Permit Application
.pdf file, requires free reader. Comprehensive Fee Schedule 2016
.pdf file, requires free reader. Special Inspector Form
.pdf file, requires free reader. Asbestos Notification Statement Form
.pdf file, requires free reader. Carbon Monoxide Affidavit
.pdf file, requires free reader. Complaint Investigation Request
.pdf file, requires free reader. Work Exempt from Permit

.pdf file, requires free reader. File(s) require free Adobe Acrobat Reader.


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