Inspection Services hours of operation:
Monday through Friday
10:00 - 12:00 and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
We are closed during the noon hour
IN ORDER TO FACILITATE THE NUMBER OF INSPECTORS NEEDED TO COMPLETE INSPECTIONS ON A GIVEN DAY, THE CITY OF MERCED INSPECTION SERVICES DEPARTMENT IS REQUIRING
CALL IN YOUR INSPECTIONS BY 4:00 PM THE BUSINESS DAY
PRIOR TO YOUR INSPECTION
(EXAMPLE: NEED YOUR INSPECTION ON MONDAY, CALL THE PREVIOUS FRIDAY BY 4:00)
FEMA: GET THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION INCLUDING LOMA AND LOMR DIRECT FROM FEMA WESITE! GO TO OUR DOWLOAD INFORMATION FOR THE LINK AND INSTRUCTIONS
RESIDENTIAL MASTER PLANS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED!!!
REFER TO RESIDENTIAL MASTER PLAN SUBMITTAL BELOW FOR DOWNLOADS AND CRITERIA
2016 Climatic and Geographical Design Criteria
Wind Speed: Risk Catergory I: 100, Category II: Vault 110, Vasd 85, Categaory III Vult 115, Vasd 85
Wind Exposure: B Urban and Suburban, C in any quadrant for a distance of more than 600 feet
Seismic Design Category: DO
Weathering: Negligible, Winter design temp. 25 degrees F
Air Freezing Index: 1500, mean annual temp 60 degrees F
*FOR FLOOD HAZARD refer to FEMA website:
PERMIT REFUND & RENEWAL POLICY
REFER TO PERMIT FEES TAB
SCROLL DOWN TO "BUILDING SAFETY BROCHURES AND HANDOUTS" FOR HANDY TIPS AND BROCHURES
The City of Merced Inspection Services Division requires electronic submittals in pdf format, including permit application and all support documents.
Refer to the Electronic Plan Review tab for full details
We believe that Customer Service is not a department....it's an attitude.
Inspection Services’ mission is to provide reliable and conscientious service to both our internal and external customers in a prompt, accurate, professional and efficient manner.
Service is the lifeblood of any organization. Everything flows from it and is nourished by it.