Building Division

COVID-19 Updated Service Hours

  • City offices are currently closed to the public due to Covid-19.  Building services are being provided by appointment only.  Appointments are available Mon. thru Thurs. between 8:30 – 3:30.  Please call the office at 707-257-9540 to schedule an appointment (for over the counter, express permits, and submittals). We ask that you come prepared with a complete permit application and the appropriate sets of plans.


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.


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.