Building & Safety Department

Mark McClain
Chief Building Official

Adriana Granados
Administrative Assistant


212 South Vanderhurst Ave
King City, CA 93930


Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Holidays

The building department is created by ordinance in title 12 of the King City Municipal Code and the California State Code of Regulations Title 24. The building department is created to provide minimum standards for the health, life, and safety of King City citizens and its visitors. We are also dedicated to the preservation of our historic downtown area, and its unique buildings…

The building department is responsible for building plan review, permit issuance, and periodic site inspections to ensure compliance with current state and city codes, for new construction, remodel, and additions for industrial, commercial, and residential projects within the city limits of King City. The building department is also responsible for building code enforcement, issuance of certificates of occupancy and building addresses.

Our Mission

The mission of the Building and Safety Department is to protect and enhance the City of King’s natural and manmade environment, its economic base and its neighborhoods by providing our customers with timely building services. Our core values are:

  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism
  • Problem-solving
  • Integrity
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Treating others as we would like to be treated

Permits, Plan Review and Inspections

Process begins with a permit application which can be made over the counter or by fax. Inspections may be requested by phone, over the counter, by fax or e-mail . Inspections requested before 4pm will normally be made the next day. Inspections are performed between 8am and 5pm Monday-Thursday. Other days and times by special request. A special inspection fee may be required for special requests.

To submit permit applications, walk-in visits to the Building Counter are accepted, but appointments are requested to ensure appropriate staff is available.  Appointments are required for permit issuance.  Appointments can be made by contacting (831) 386-5925.

Certificate of Occupancy

No building or structure shall be used or occupied, and no change in the existing occupancy classification of a building or structure or portion thereof shall be made, until the building official has issued a certificate of occupancy.

Code Enforcement

Complaint forms are available at the front counter of City Hall

Building Address Changes or Issuance

Applications are available over the front counter at city hall.

Building & Safety Hours

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday
212 S. Vanderhurst Ave.

Permits Issued

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Phone 831-385-3281
Fax 831-386-6887
Closed Major Holidays



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