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. 




How do I apply for a building permit?

Department Staff

Daryl Phillips

Building Official

Steven Brown

Sr Building Inspector

Pattie Murphy

Senior Admin Assistant

TEL: (707) 823-8597
FAX: (707) 823-4703