Welcome to Building
Building Department Counter Service Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: City Offices Closed
1243 National City Boulevard
National City, CA. 91950-4301
To schedule an inspection, please call the Building Inspection Line :
Building Department: (619) 336-4210
The Building Department protects the public’s health and safety by reviewing each building project for conformance with the requirements of adopted codes and by providing applicants with comprehensive direction on needed plan modifications. The Division also performs periodic inspections of all building projects to confirm construction is in accordance with approved plans and applicable codes and standards.
Building Department Fees (PDF)
Development Impact Fees (PDF)
The City Council approved a new User Fee Schedule on October 2, 2018 and a Revised Fee Schedule on May 21, 2019.
Revised fees are effective on July 31, 2019.
To view the new Building, Engineering, and Planning dept. fees click here (pdf).
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The City of National City uses the 2016 California Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, Fire, Residential and Green Codes.