Expedited Permits

Purpose


 In order to provide expeditious service to developers, the City of Modesto allows several options for expediting:
Online Permits
 
  • Homeowners can apply for, pay for, and obtain water heater and reroof permits online
  • Properly licensed contractors can apply for, pay for, and obtain water heater, reroof, service upgrade, and HVAC permits
  • 24-7 Access to pay for permits and schedule inspections online
  • Obtain a permit online

Over The Counter Permits
  

  • Applicants can obtain most reroof, water heater, HVAC, electrical service, swimming pool, patio, and other minor residential remodel permits over the counter
  • Appointments are available and highly recommended
  • Appointments may be scheduled between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by calling 209-577-5232, extension 0.

TI Tuesdays
  

  • Allows permit applicants to schedule appointments on any Tuesday to meet one-on-one with Building, Planning, and Fire Department plan review staff for the purpose of performing a plan review and initial approval for proposed simple tenant improvements.
  • Appointments may be scheduled between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by calling 209-577-5232, extension 0.
  • Submittal Requirements

Third Party Review
  

  • Applicants may coordinate directly with any one of our preapproved consultants to develop an approved plan
  • Third party review process can begin at any time even (at risk), even prior to obtaining Planning entitlements
  • For a list of preapproved consultants, call 209-577-5232, extension 0
  • More Information

Foundation-Underground Permits
  

  • Developers of new commercial buildings or commercial additions can start underground and foundation work prior to issue of the permit
  • Allows for early construction starts
  • Work is considered at risk until construction documents are reviewed for compliance
  • More Information

Partial Permits
  

  • Requires minimal screening of construction documents before commencing work on commercial tenant improvements
  • Work can be started but work above the slab will not be inspected until the permit is issued
  • More Information

 

PASS Program
  

  • The PASS program allows for APPROVED designers to fast track submittals.
  • APPROVED designers must complete the PASS program training
  • New commercial, commercial remodels, new residential, residential additions
  • More Information

PASS+
  

  • The PASS+ program allows fast tracked submittals
  • Allows fast tracked reviews by streamlining plan reviews

Electronic Plan Review
  

  • Allows for paperless submittals of construction documents
  • Limited scope, call for more information

Presubmittal Conferences
  

  • City plan check staff is available to meet with designers and/or developers to coordinate application requirements
  • Appointments may be scheduled between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by calling 209-577-5232, extension 0

GoTo Meeting Conferences
  

  • City plan check staff is available to meet with designers and/or developers via the "GoToMeeting" application for online collaboration
  • Appointments may be scheduled between 9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by calling 209-577-5232, extension 0.

Making an Appointment


Your appointment may be scheduled between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by calling 209-577-5232, extension 0.