The Nevada County Community Development Agency customer service counter is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Building Department will be continuing to provide services through email, phone, and online services. Visit our Citizen Access Portal to apply for permits online, submit plans digitally, schedule inspections, and much more. We will be continuing to conduct field inspections during this time and ask that all non-essential inspections not to be scheduled until a later date. If you have any questions and/or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us directly at BuildingDept@co.nevada.ca.usor 530-265-1222, Option 1. Thank you and be safe!
Welcome to the Nevada County Building Department! Our department is committed to providing excellent service to the community in a timely, efficient and effective manner while maintaining compliance with minimum housing, building and safety laws. We strive to build positive relationships with the public through knowledge and outreach to our citizens.
Please contact us with questions Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Permits are accepted for processing and/or issuance, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 3:30 pm.