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You need a building permit for all of the following types of work:
If you are uncertain if your project requires a permit, please contact the City of Wasco Building Department at 661-758-7250 to inquire.
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View the Permitting Software User Instructions (PDF) for instructions on how to use the City’s online permitting system.
Building inspections can be scheduled for morning or afternoon Monday through Thursdays only by calling the Building Department at 661-758-7250.
Plan check times can vary by project, but initial plan check typically takes between 2 and 3 weeks. For more information on scheduling a building inspection, please see the Building Department Inspection Policy (PDF).
Yes. You will need go through the residential site plan review and building permit process. Please view the Porches and Patios Brochure (PDF) or more information on residential porches and patios, or visit Wasco’s MyGov website the to apply for a permit online.
No. You do not need a permit for residential fencing provided that it is no higher than 7 feet in the rear and side yards and no higher than 4 feet in the front yard. Chain link fencing is not permitted in residential zones. View the Residential Fencing Brochure (PDF) for more information.
Please see the Call Before You Dig page.