Building Division

Effective November 17th, until further notice, Development Services' Counter Service will be closed.  Employees are available to the public either by e-mail or telephone

November 16th Public Service Announcement 



The Building Division issues Building Permits, performs inspections to ensure compliance of California Building Code, TRPA regulations, and City of South Lake Tahoe Ordinances for all construction, enforces driveway encroachments, ADA issues, and investigates all South Lake Tahoe building and substandard housing complaints.

Be familiar with temporary construction site Best Management Practices (BMPs) before construction season! Visit the City Of South Lake Tahoe Stormwater Program webpage for more information about temporary construction site BMPs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Schedule your Building Permit Inspection here, or by calling (530) 542-6017. 

Building Plan Reviews can now be submitted online!

Building Plan Reviews Submitted

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Video Inspection Program

Building Official available by appointment only