Building Permits & Inspections

The City of Lodi contracts with SAFEbuilt for building inspection services. Payments can be made and permits can be picked up at City Hall Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Please contact the Building Inspector before starting any construction or remodeling projects. Use the inspection line phone number to schedule an appointment for an inspection. The inspection line must be contacted by 4:00 p.m. to schedule an inspection for the next business day.

Download a building permit application and contact the Building Inspector for information or questions on building code interpretation and enforcement, fees for building permits, and any questions on the building ordinances in the Code of the City of Lodi. 

Building Permit Fees


The following building permit fees apply:
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing

Permit Required


Most construction projects within the City of Lodi require a permit. This list is a guideline only. Please contact the Building Inspector to determine if a permit is required.