Permits & Zoning

  1. Application Requirements (PDF)

    Access a list of comprehensive zoning requirements.

  2. Board of Zoning

    Access resources from the Board of Zoning.

  3. Building Permits

    Building permits are important in protecting your safety and the safety of those around you. The City of Modesto requires permits so that it can ensure that construction is being done properly and in accordance with all life safety requirements and all building codes.

  4. Design Guidelines

    The Neighborhood Compatibility documents consist of two parts: Neighborhood Compatibility Guidelines and Multi-Family Residential Design Guidelines.

  5. How to Find Zoning

    The Modesto GIS Interactive Map contains Zoning information for the City.

  6. Resources

    Access a variety of information and resources for permitting and zoning.