The Building Inspection Services Division inspects all structures constructed within the City which are not in the public right-of-way, utilizing the Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Codes.
The City of Antioch requires a building permit for all structures constructed on your property. This includes, but is not limited to all pools (including doughboy pools), spas, gazebos, patio covers/enclosures, storage sheds (including pre-fabricated sheds) and wood decks.
Exceptions to this rule are as follows:
Retaining walls three feet (3′) or less
Slabs on grade
REPLACEMENT of fences
Building permits are required prior to beginning any construction. In order to obtain a permit, three (3) set of the following plans will be required:
For complex structures, a sectional view of construction may be required. Building permits are also required for installing/replacing water heaters, remodeling/repairs of bathrooms and kitchens, reroofs, upgrading plumbing/electrical, termite report repairs
For further information, please call the City of Antioch Building Department at (925) 779-7065 or click here to send a message directly to the Building Division.