Building Department


City and County Building Permit Application Information

The purpose of the Building Department is to ensure construction projects are compliant with State and local building codes. The City of Sand City has a contract arrangement with the City of Monterey to utilize their Building and Fire Department staff and resources for plan check examination and on-site specifications. The Building Department is overseen by the Building Official and Sand City Community Development Director.

If you experience difficulty making contact or arranging an inspection, please call Charles Pooler, Associate Planner at (831) 394-6700.
Important Note:

In accordance with Section 305 of the Uniform Building Code, all construction work for which a permit is required shall be subject to an inspection by the building official. All such construction shall remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved by he building official. It shall be the duty of the permit applicant to cause the work to remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes. Neither the building official nor the jurisdiction shall be liable for expense entailed in the removal or replacement of any material required to allow inspection.

Building Permit Application:
All requests for official City documents, applications, and reports are required to have your original signature so we cannot accept fax nor electronic submissions. Please click on the link for the Building Permit Application to print and fill it out with your signature, then either mail or deliver this form to the Sand City Planning department.

Setting up a Building Inspection

When calling to set up an inspection, please have the following information available:

  1. Exact site address (including building # and street name)
  2. Type of inspection needed (i.e. sheetrock, framing, etc.)
  3. The day and date the inspection is needed (24 hour minimum notice required. Please specify A.M. or P.M.).
  4. Permit numberYour name and daytime phone number
  5. Your name and daytime phone number
Contact the Monterey Building Department for the following:
  1. Building Code inquiries
  2. Requirements for complete working drawings and Plan Check Examinations
  3. Scheduling an inspection

    Phone: (831) 646-3891

  4. Contact City Hall for the following:
  5. Building Permit Fees
  6. Application Submission requirements
  7. Status of Issued Permits
  8. Contractor Business License

    Phone: (831) 394-6700