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.

2019 California Building Code

Contractor The California Building Standards Commission has adopted the 2019 California Building Codes. These regulations were approved and became affective locally and throughout California January 2020.

The 2019 California Building Code is available for purchase from the International Code Council, at http://www.iccsafe.org.

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

Apply Online:
Building Permit Application 

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.

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Document Center

The Document Center provides easy access to public documents. Click on one of the categories below to see related documents or use the search function.

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Categories always sorted by seq (sub-categories sorted within each category)
Documents sorted by HEADER in Ascending Order within category
Please click on one of the categories below to see uploaded documents.
Building Worksheets/Forms 7 documents
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document Header Asbestos Notification Statement Form
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document Header Carbon Monoxide Affidavit
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document Header Complaint Investigation Request
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document Header Development Impact Fees 2020
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document Header Out of Town Contractors Business License
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document Header Special Inspector Form
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document Header Work Exempt from Permit