Our department is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service, plan review, and inspection services to the building public with fairness, integrity, and professionalism.
555 Main Street
Ph: (530) 283-7011
24 hr. Inspection Request
Fax: (530) 283-6134
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Days of operation: The Plumas County Building Department is open to the public from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. Closed County Holidays.
Effective Monday, June 5, 2017
North area of the County
Feather River Canyon, Indian Valley, Lake Almanor Basin, Warner Valley, et al.
South & East areas of the County –
Quincy, Bucks Lake, LaPorte, Graeagle, Portola, Sierra Valley, Lake Davis, Chilcoot, et al.
Beginning January 1, 2017 the 2016 California Building Codes are in effect. For an online view: http://www.bsc.ca.gov/Codes.html Note: These views are read only, no copying or search functions are available.
The below-listed inspections will be “inspected” by the use of photographs only, emailed to the department for approval. See our website for more details explaining the inspection procedure.
Bond-beam for one-story, “simple” CMU foundation systems (No holdowns or special bolting or hardware required). Call Building Department if you have questions.
Ice dam flashing.
Inspection requests must be received by no later than 3 PM of the working day prior to the requested inspection.
Our 24/7 inspection request message phone line: 530-283-6001.
Department Main line - Business Hours 530-283-7011
All Inspections are subject to change due to availability of personnel, weather, or unsafe road conditions.
To confirm your inspection request has been received and correctly scheduled, the schedule may be viewed at https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=pcbd.inspection.calendar%40gmail.com&ctz=America/Los_Angeles
Generally by 8:30 am of day of the inspection, the inspectors' estimated time of arrival is noted on the website inspection schedule. This is as estimated time only: road delays, vehicle mechanical problems, and other unanticipated issues can delay or accelerate the inspector's arrival
Drop Boxes available in Chester and Quincy
An after hours drop box for permit and plan submittal is conveniently located in front of the Chester Civic Complex and Quincy Building Department Office. The Chester Civic Complex drop box is picked up only on the days when an inspector is in the area and has been notified there is a submittal. To insure pickup at either drop box, please phone the Building Department.