Building & Safety
The Building and Safety Department is responsible for administrating and enforcing the City of Sebastopol’s construction codes relative to new and existing development and alteration or repair to residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and properties. The Department plans, coordinates, and manages all city activities related to building and construction inspections, including review of construction plans, drawings, and specifications for compliance with state and local requirements.
The Building and Safety Department also investigates complaints regarding possible Housing Code and Ordinance violations, gathers evidence with regard to said violations, and issues correction notices. The Department is also responsible for consultation with architects, engineers, contractors, and property owners concerning building construction and land development.