Building Safety & Neighborhood Preservation Unit


  • Building Safety Inspections: The Division schedules and conducts all Building Inspections, with an average of over 5,000 inspections a month.
  • Building Permits: The Building and Development Services Division can assist residents and developers with all building permits, including renewals and extensions.
  • City Building Codes: The Division maintains all City building codes and standards.
  • Code Enforcement: The Code Enforcement Team helps maintain and improve the quality of our community through awareness, education and enforcement.
  • Plan Reviews: All new construction projects in the City of Modesto must go through the Plan Review process completed by the Division.