Public counters at City Hall are open. Hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Public health and safety easures are in place.
Residents are encouraged to take advantage of our “Virtual City Hall” by engaging with the City online, and via phone, email. Plans and applications can be submitted electronically (preferred) or in hard copy with an appointment.
Please note that due to changes in business practices in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, initial response turnaround times may be 24-48 hours. Processing times may also be extended. Please see revised submittal process timelines and work with your assigned Project Manager to determine anticipated turnaround times for your project.
Thank you for your patience as we continue to serve the residents of our community during this time. For more information, visit the City's COVID-19 Response webpage.
- For Building Inspections, email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also learn more and schedule an inspection on our Inspections webpage.
For Building Plan Check & Permits, email email@example.com
Our mission is to provide plan review, permit issuance, and building inspection to the citizens and business owners of the City of San Marcos in a courteous, professional, and ethical manner consistent with customer service goals. It is our sincere desire to preserve and strengthen our standard of living and protect life, health, property, and public welfare through an effective administration and regulation of the building codes.
For questions, please contact the following:
|Building-Related Items||(760) 744-1050 ext. 3243|
|Inspection Times, Permit Inspections, & Certificates of Occupancy||(760) 744-1050 ext. 3241|
|Permit Fees, Plan Submittals||(760) 744-1050 ext. 3205|
|Plan Check Status||(760) 744-1050 ext. 3244|
|Building & Code Compliance|
1 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
|Barry Reynolds, Building Official
(760) 744-1050 ext. 3241