Applications, Handouts & Information

The Building Division offers printable brochures and forms in PDF format to help customers with the permit process for almost any project.

The Permit Process Options

  • NEW Electronic Plan ReviewSelect OTC Building Permits can be obtained Online via our Citizen Access Portal. Please visit the Online Permits page for more information, including permit types.

  • Building permit types not available online via our Citizen Access Portal are processed via a visit to the Permit Center.
  • Electronic plan submittals and reviews are conducted via an initial Permit Center visit or by following instructions on the Plan Check page.


General Information, Applications, Brochures, and Checklists



Submittal Checklists










Residential Checklists and Requirements


Commercial Checklists and Requirements


Inspection Guidelines




Energy Code Requirements


Green Building Standards Code





For more information, please Contact Us or submit a service request using Ask Stockton


External Links

California Energy Commission - 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards


This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 10/23/2023