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City Hall
595 Harbor St.
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Ph: (805) 772-6200
Fx: (805) 772-7329

What We Do
We provide consultation, plan review, and inspection in conformance with the Municipal Code and State Building Codes as they relate to residential, commercial, and industrial projects.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Building Division is to oversee construction projects for the purpose of protecting the safety of Morro Bay’s citizens and facilitating sustainable development objectives.

New Energy Codes Effective July 1, 2014 for Construction Projects in Morro Bay 
California's Building Energy Efficiency Standards are updated by the California Building Standards Commission on an approximately three-year cycle. The new 2013 Standards become effective on July 1st, 2014 and improve upon the current 2008 Standards for new construction, additions and alterations to residential and non-residential buildings.

Below is a Summary of Changes for the 2013 Residential Building Energy Efficiency Standards Measures from the California Energy Commission website.

For more information, please contact Brian Cowen, Building Inspector, via telephone at (805) 772-6214 or Email.

Summary of Changes
Special Notice
Due to limited staffing of the Building Division, for the period September 3 through September 9, inspections will only be available on the morning of September 4.  Inspections will resume their normal schedule September 10.

Brian Cowen
Building Inspector
Ph: (805) 772-6214

Cathy Weaver
Permit Technician
Ph: (805) 772-6267

Department Directory
955 Shasta Ave.
Morro Bay, CA 93442

Fx: (805) 772-6268

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 12:30 PM

No inspections performed on Fridays.

To schedule an inspection call:
Ph: (805) 772-6204

Counter Hours for Building Inspector
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There are no Counter Hours on Wednesdays

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