California Building Code 2016 Edition, Volumes 1, 2 including Appendix Chapters "C", "F", "H", & "J"California Electrical Code 2016 EditionCalifornia Mechanical Code 2016 EditionCalifornia Plumbing Code 2016 Edition
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Examples of residential items that require permits:* Water heater replacement* Re-Roof* Interior remodels* Window replacements* Patio covers* Second Story Decks* Balconies
Examples of commercial items that require permits:* Moveable cases more than 6' in height* Shelving units/gondolas more than 6' in height* Additions of walls* Removal of bearing walls or non-bearing demising walls between two or more spaces* Changes made to the electrical, plumbing or mechanical systems* Change in occupancy
Exemption from the permit requirements of this Code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of other laws or ordinances.
There are requirements for a Plug-In Vehicle Infrastructure Permit. View the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Requirement Check List (PDF)