The Building Division of the County of Sutter is a part of the Development Services Department and is charged with the enforcement of the California Building Code, the California Electric Code, the California Plumbing Code, the California Mechanical Code and other applicable codes as adopted by Sutter County and the State of California.
The purpose of the codes are to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures through a program of permitting, plan review, inspection and enforcement.
Before commencing construction, repair or making any major alterations, please confer with the Building Division to make certain that the project conforms to current building and zoning codes and that the proper permits are obtained.
The Building Division cannot legally design, redesign or perform structural calculations for construction projects. The services of an architect or a engineer may be required for certain projects.