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Apply For Your Permits Online - available 24 hours a day to:

  • Apply for a permit
  • Submit plans online (.pdf format)
  • Remit payment (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express accepted)
  • Check the status of your permit

Make sure you have the physical address of the property AND/OR the Assessor's Parcel Number (APN). If you do not know the APN for the property, you can find out by calling (559)675-7710. If you are applying for a building permit, the address will be issued during the process.  For help or information please call (559)675-7821.

Review the list of permit types you can apply for online.

Building Division

  • Electrical Permit
  • Mechanical Permit
  • Plumbing Permit
  • Reroof Permit

Fire Prevention for Land Development Division

  • Fire Sprinkler Permit
  • Fire Sprinkler Modification Permit
  • Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Alarm Permit
  • Fire Alarm System Permit
  • Hydrant Flow Test
  • Vapor Recovery Vessel
  • LPG Tank Self Certification
  • Fire Pump Permit
  • Underground Fire Main Permit
  • Fireworks Booth Permit
  • Fireworks Public display Permit
  • PCR 4290 Exception Request
  • Hood Suppression System

Business Licenses

Public Works Department

  • Encroachment Permits

Environmental Health Division

  • Destruction Well
  • Inactive-Out-of-Service Well
  • Septic System Permit
  • Setback Variance-Septic System
  • Water Well Permit

Planning Division*

  • Outdoor Events Permit
  • Sign Permit

Try our new OTC (Over-the-Counter) Permits for Streamline or Flat Fees for replacement water heater permits, HVAC change outs, residential/commercial single pump water well, residential re-siding/stucco, and commercial wall mount sign. On March 28 solar panels will be added to the OTC Permits.

For your convenience, when you apply for a reroof or swimming pool permit the fees are now flat fees.

*Due to the complexity of the Land Use Entitlement Permits, they are not available online. However, you can follow the progress of your application online. Please contact the Planning Department (559) 675-7821 or mc_planning@maderacounty.com, for either more information or a status report

Click Here to begin your online application for a building permit.

Permit Forms

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