News & Information


Building Permit Reports and Summaries
The Building Division publishes building permit reports and summaries on a monthly basis. These reports will be made available by the third working day of each month, for the previous month's permit activity.

November 2016
Issued Permits Report
Issued Permits Summary
Finaled Permits Report
Finaled Permits Summary

October 2016
Issued Permits Report
Issued Permits Summary
Finaled Permits Report
Finaled Permits Summary

September 2016
Issued Permits Report
Issued Permits Summary
Finaled Permits Report
Finaled Permits Summary


2016 Holiday Closure
City offices will be closed December 26, 2016 through January 2, 2017.

Building: Inspections will be available during the holiday closure, except for Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2. Schedule inspections using the Citizen Portal. If you have trouble accessing the system during the closure, call (916) 774-5471 by 11:30 p.m. the day before to schedule an inspection.

Permit Center: All submittals for new applications, extensions, modifications or resubmittals must be received no later than Noon Friday, December 23. Production home submittals must be submitted prior to Friday, December 9 in order to be issued by Friday, December 23.

Engineering: Inspections will be available during the holiday closure, except for Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2. To schedule an inspection, call (916) 751-9196.

Planning: Site inspections must be scheduled no later than Friday, December 16 in order to be completed prior to the holiday closure. Staff will be unavailable during the holiday closure.

2016 Code Update - Significant Changes
Below are summaries of the significant changes in the 2016 building codes. The new codes go into effect on January 1, 2017.

2016 California Building Code Significant Changes
2016 California Electrical Code Significant Changes
2016 California Energy Code Significant Changes
2016 California Fire Code Significant Changes
2016 California Green Building Standards Code Significant Changes
2016 California Mechanical Code Significant Changes
2016 California Plumbing Code Significant Changes
2016 California Residential Code Significant Changes

If you have any questions about the code updates, please contact the Building Division at 916-774-5332.

New Building Permit Fee: General Plan Update Fee
At their October 19, 2016 meeting, the City Council approved a new building permit fee to fund updates to the City’s General Plan, Climate Action Plan and associated environmental review. Click here to view an informational notice that includes a summary of the proposed fee.

Prequalified Architectural Submittal System (PASS) Program
The City is participating in the PASS program. The program has been designed to streamline tenant improvement permitting throughout the Sacramento region. It provides a more efficient and effective plan review process by implementing a clear and concise set of standards for document content and organization. Registered users must pass a training course, PASS training classes will resume in 2017.

Upcoming Building Code Updates
The City of Roseville is in the process of reviewing the California Code of Regulations, 2016 edition. The Building Codes will be enforced on all building permits submitted after January 1, 2017. For more information regarding permit expiration policies and our updated process for mastered plans, please review the attached memo. We will be publishing a handout outlining all code changes prior to the end of the year. Once completed, this handout will also be made available on our website. Please contact the Building Division at 916-774-5332 with any questions.

2016 Development Impact Fee Adjustments
The Annual Construction Cost Index Fee Increase Notice outlines adjustments to development impact fees, as required by City Ordinance. Adjustments will effect permits issued on or after July 1, 2016.

Fee Adjustments Effective October 1, 2015
Permits issued on or after October 1, 2015 will be subject to the adjusted Placer County Public Facilities Fee and City of Roseville Public Facilities Fee. Please feel free to contact the Building Division at 916-774-5332 with any questions about these changes.

mPOWER- Save Money, Conserve Energy, Create Jobs
Now, more than ever, residential and non-residential property owners are looking for ways to save money on their energy bills, reduce their impact on the environment, and stimulate the local economy. With the help of MPOWER (Money for Property Owner Water and Energy efficiency Retrofitting), that couldn’t be easier. MPOWER will finance energy efficiency improvements and energy generation systems such as solar photovoltaic to qualified property owners, with no upfront costs. Visit their website at http://www.mpowerplacer.org/ for more information or to submit an mPOWER application.

Updated Building Permit Application
The City of Roseville building permit application has been revised. Beginning July 1, 2015, only application packets with a revised date of July 1, 2015 noted on the bottom left of the forms will be accepted at the Permit Center for processing. Applicants should submit either a completed residential application packet for projects involving one and two family dwellings or commercial application packet for all other projects. The purpose of these revisions is to ensure we are processing building permits in compliance with State and Federal requirements.

There are four parts to the revised application packets: the Building Permit Application with the Owner-Builder Acknowledgement, the Asbestos Requirements Fact Sheet with Declaration of Notice of Compliance, and the Air Quality Acknowledgment. Please review and complete all applicable forms included in the packet.

Feel free to contact the Building Division at 916-774-5332 should you have any questions about the new format. We are happy to help.

2015 Development Impact Fee Adjustments
The Annual Construction Cost Index Fee Increase Notice outlines annual adjustments to development impact fees, as required by City Ordinance. Adjustments will affect permits for new construction issued beginning July 1, 2015.

SPRTA Fees Effective January 1, 2015
At the October 22, 2014 South Placer Regional Transportation Authority (SPRTA) Board Meeting, the Board approved the SPRTA Fee Update.

Under the updated fees, Roseville West fees are decreasing by $54 (from $944 to $890 per DUE) and Roseville East fees are increasing by $118 (from $956 to $1,074 per DUE).



Placer County Capital Facilities Impact Fee Notice
News ImageThe Placer County Capital Facilities Fee adjustments include a Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase of 2.1%. Fees are effective for permits issued on or after October 1, 2014.

This fee is collected for all new construction and remodels that include expansion. The fee is collected at the request of Placer County and as adopted by the Roseville City Council to mitigate the impacts of growth within the City limits on facilities needed to accommodate general county services.


Development Services and Fire Department Fee Changes
News ImageFollowing a significant amount of public outreach, on June 4th, 2014, the Roseville City Council approved changes to the Building, Planning, and Fire Department fee structures. The effective date for these amendments is Monday, August 18th, 2014.

Here is a short summary of affected fees:


2014 Development Impact Fee Adjustments
News ImageThe Annual Construction Cost Index Fee Increase Notice outlines annual adjustments to development impact fees, as required by City Ordinance. Adjustments will affect permits for new construction issued beginning July 1, 2014.

The 2013 Energy Code is coming soon! Are you prepared?
News ImageEnergy Code Ace can help! Visit the new website developed by the California Statewide Codes & Standards Program, designed to help you meet the requirement of Title 24, Part 6. Find FREE tools, training and resources at EnergyCodeAce.com.

Effective January 1, 2014 the 2013 California Code of Regulations Title 24 will be enforced on all permits
Effective January 1, 2014 the 2013 California Code of Regulations Title 24 will be enforced on all permits submitted for application to the City of Roseville Building Division. These requirements are enforced by State Law, and effect all permits applied for after the 1st of January 2014.

Effective January 1, 2014, all single family residences built before January 1, 1994 must install water conserving fixtures
Effective January 1, 2014, all single family residences built before January 1, 1994 must install water conserving fixtures throughout the home as a condition of building permits issued for home improvements, additions, and alterations. Compliance with this requirement will be verified at final inspection. The Building Division has put together a Notice to help you determine if this requirement applies to your project. You can also view Legislative Information regarding this new law.

Effective July 01, 2011, all single family dwelling units require smoke & carbon monoxide detectors
Effective July 01, 2011, all single family dwelling units require smoke & carbon monoxide detectors throughout the residence, to be inspected and verified at final inspection. Please view the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements to determine where your detectors should be located. The Department of Housing and Community Development has issued an Information Bulletin with further information regarding the stipulations of the enacted legislation.