Beginning May 4, 2020, the Community Development Department will be offering limited in-person services through the Building Inspection Services Division. Individuals will be able to apply for and receive building permits for ALL construction project types. Services are limited to protect the health of City staff and the public and the following procedures will be used until further notice:
We appreciate your efforts to keep Antioch safe and look forward to working with you. Any questions regarding this process may be directed to the Building Inspection Services Division at (925) 779-7065 or to Forrest Ebbs, Community Development Director, at email@example.com .
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.