Building Division

We are OPEN! City buildings will be open Monday through Thursday, from 8 AM – 5 PM, and will be physically closed to the public on Fridays. However, the community will still be able to access staff and services either by phone or by email, depending on services requested. 

We respectfully ask that all visitors to our facilities please wear a mask when indoors, as the safety of our community and our staff is of the utmost importance.

The Building department will be be available to the Public from 8am-4pm Monday through Thursday with closure for lunch from 12-1pm.


Responsibilities

The Building Division is responsible for the enforcement of building standards to safeguard health, life, safety, property, and public welfare of all buildings and structures within the City of Napa.

Goals

The Building Division’s Goals are to:

  • Review construction plans for compliance with the latest adopted California Building Code, City ordinances, and state and federal laws
  • Provide education for the general public and construction professionals as it relates to new building regulations and methods
  • Provide responsive and efficient service to the public in a friendly manner

California Building Code

2019 California Building Code

The City of Napa adopted the 2019 California Building Code effective January 1, 2020 as amended by City Municipal Code Section 15.04.030.

Depending on the scope of work the project may trigger a review from Napa Sanitation District which is an outside agency review from the City of Napa. 

Please contact NSD directly for clarification

NapaSan’s contact information is as follows:

1515 Soscol Ferry Road, Napa CA 94558

707-258-6000

[email protected]  

NSD Link


Depending on the scope of work the project may trigger a submission of development fees from Napa Valley Unified School District which is an outside agency review from the City of Napa.

Please contact NVUSD directly for clarification

NVUSD’s contact information is as follows:

1616 Lincoln Ave, Napa CA 94558

707-253-6281

[email protected] 

NVUSD Link