Document Library

The Building Department has an extensive collection of informational handouts, brochures, and forms. They are included below alphabetically. 

Brochures, Checklists and Handouts

  1. 2019 California Code Update Brochure (PDF))
  2. 2019 California Energy-Electrical Code Update Brochure (PDF)
  3. 2019 Residential Plan Review Checklist
  4. 2019 Substantial Code Change Quick Reference (PDF)
  5. Accessory Dwelling Units Fast Facts Trifold
  6. Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) Frequently Asked Questions
  7. ADU Fire Separation Requirements
  8. ADA Simplified Details
  9. All-Rough Inspection Checklist-Residential (PDF)
  10. As-Built Plan Review-Inspection Requirements (PDF)
  11. Asbestos Guide For Consumers (PDF)
  12. As-Built Permit Process (PDF)
  13. Balcony-Deck Code Requirements (PDF)
  14. Building Permit Application Handbook (PDF)
  15. Cable Railing Handout (PDF)
  16. Cal Green Operation and Maintenance Manual (PDF)
  17. Check Status of Your Permit Online (PDF)
  18. Commercial Cool Roof Handout (PDF)
  19. Commercial Plan Submittal Checklist (PDF)
  20. Construction & Demolition Waste Management Handout (PDF)
  21. Construction Waste Management Plan (PDF)
  22. Create an Application Online (PDF)
  23. Deck Construction Guide (PDF)
  24. Do It Once... Do It Right Grading Flyer (PDF)
  25. Driveway Standards Handout (PDF)
  26. Eastern County Inspections (PDF)
  27. Electrical Service Handout-Residential (PDF)
  28. Emergency Escape Rescue Windows (PDF)
  29. Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (PDF)
  30. Fee Estimate for New Residence Eastern Nevada County
  31. Fee Estimate for New Residence in Western Nevada County (PDF)
  32. Fire Districts Western Nevada County (PDF)
  33. Fire Fees Truckee Fire Protection District (PDF)
  34. Fire Sprinkler Fact Sheet (PDF)
  35. Foundation Inspection Checklist (PDF)
  36. Gas Line Pipe Sizing Handout (PDF)
  37. Generator Submittal Checklist (PDF)
  38. Greenhouse Permitting (PDF)

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