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The following are just a few of frequently asked questions. If you would like more information, please feel free to email the Permit Technician, call (707) 647-4581, or visit our office (4381 Broadway, Suite 201 in American Canyon).

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • HOW DO I GET A BUILDING PERMIT?

  • HOW DO I GET A BUSINESS LICENSE?

  • HOW DO I KNOW IF I NEED A BUILDING PERMIT?

  • HOW DO I SCHEDULE A BUILDING INSPECTION?

  • IN WHICH SEISMIC ZONE IS THE CITY OF AMERICAN CANYON LOCATED?

  • IS NMC (ROMEX TYPE WIRE) ALLOWED IN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS?

  • IS PLASTIC PIPING (ABS, CPVC, PVC) ALLOWED IN COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION?

  • WHAT ARE THE INTERIOR FINISH REQUIREMENTS FOR GARAGES?

  • WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY PROPERTY? WHAT ZONING DISTRICT IS IT IN?

  • WHAT FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES ARE REQUIRED IN NEW CONSTRUCTION?

  • WHAT IS THE DESIGN WIND LOAD AND WIND EXPOSURE THAT MUST BE USED FOR STRUCTURES CONSTRUCTED IN THE CITY OF AMERICAN CANYON?

  • WHICH BUILDING CODE IS USED BY THE CITY OF AMERICAN CANYON?