Certificate of Occupancy

A certificate of occupancy will be issued to the owner of the project only after a final inspection of the work is performed in the company of the contractor or owner (or authorized agents thereof), and when the construction site has been cleaned of debris and/or waste construction materials and equipment to the satisfaction of this division.

A letter of occupancy will be issued for R-3 (Single Family Dwellings) only. No certificates of occupancy will be issued for u-garages, fences, etc.

Important Note

Occupancy of the structure shall not take place unless, and until, a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued. Except the division may, at its discretion, issue a letter of occupancy, good only under the conditions stated thereon, and for the time period specified. 

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