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Online Permits

This online application is for the submittal of residential and commercial reroof, residential HVAC, and residential electrical permit applications.

Please enter the address where the work will be performed.

Photovoltaic Permits (Solar)

In accordance with the Solar Rights Act, the City of Turlock has adopted an expedited, streamlined process for Solar Photovoltaic installations of 10 kW or less for one and two family dwellings. In order to be eligible for expedited services, applicants shall complete all parts the City’s standard eligibility checklist. Upon completion, applicants may either forward the completed checklist and a building permit application to the building department at Or, submit the same in person at the Building Department counter located at 156 S. Broadway, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Please note that the City’s standard eligibility checklist is not required for all solar photovoltaic installation applications. Applicants are free to supply their own plans and details. However, only residential plans of 10kW or less submitted with a completed eligibility checklist are eligible for expedited service

For more information or concerns about a building permit, please contact:

Building and Safety Division
156 S. Broadway, Ste. 130
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
(209) 668-5560
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

Effective August 10, 2020, and continuing until further notice, Development Services (Building, Engineering, and Planning Divisions) public counter will be closed. We will continue to assist you through scheduled appointments, our online services, email, mail, and by phone. Thank you for your understanding as we strive to provide customer service in a safe and effective manner.

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