The Building Department is open for walk-ins and limited appointments Monday through Friday 8 to 3:30pm. To book an appointment click here.
The Department will continue to provide services through email, phone, and online. Please visit our Citizen Access Portalto apply for permits online, submit plans digitally, schedule inspections, and much more.
Also, you may continue to use our drop/pick-up box in the CDA Lobby for plan submission or other related paperwork. Please allow a processing time of 24 to 48 hours from the date received.
Welcome to the Nevada County Building Department! Our department is committed to providing excellent service to the community in a timely, efficient and effective manner while maintaining compliance with minimum housing, building and safety laws. We strive to build positive relationships with the public through knowledge and outreach to our citizens.