Building in Turlock
The Planning, Building & Safety, and Engineering departments work together in the physical development of the City of Turlock. Whether it is the building of new homes, a new shopping center, constructing new roads or repairing old ones, and other public infrastructure projects the Development Services Division works together to protect the public's health, safety and welfare.
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Building permits, plan review, inspections, current code and design criteria.

General plan, master/specific plans, zoning, current projects, environmental documents, Planning Commission.

Map and survey documents, improvement plan, public works inspection, land surveying

For projects like developing a piece of property or adding on to your home, we offer a predevelopment meeting to help identify all important issues of your project.

One time charges applied to new development, redevelopment, expansions and tenant improvements depending on the proposed use.

Request a free fee estimate for permit fees for your project.

What is allowed for your front yard landscaping, in your parkway strip, and street trees.
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Drivers may notice changes to signs/striping on Hedstrom Rd. near Geer Rd. The former City Engineer directed these changes to address traffic #safety issues observed in the area. The changes restrict left-turn movements in/out of the adjacent Starbucks driveway (only right turns in/out) and provide ...
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Posted on Facebook 6 days ago

Are you coming down to enjoy the Christmas Parade and wonder where you can park? Here's a map of public parking lots downtown.
Posted on Facebook 16 days ago

The Turlock Downtown Christmas #Parade will be happening this Friday, Dec. 1st. Road #closures will begin at 1:00 p.m. along Main St. (btw. Lander Ave. & Palm St.), expanding to include Main (btw. Palm & Canal), Canal Dr. (btw. Main St. & Johnson Rd.), and Broadway (btw. Market St. & Chestnut St.). ...
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Posted on Facebook 18 days ago

Portions of Downtown Turlock along Main St. will be closed tomorrow evening for the Festival of Lights event. Detours will not be posted. Golden State Blvd. will remain open to thru traffic. For more information visit
Posted on Facebook 20 days ago

The intersection of Golden State Blvd. and Fulkerth Rd./Hawkeye Ave. is opening now to thru traffic. The traffic signal will be operating in fixed time mode for several days while workers install/test vehicle detection equipment. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area. Transit ...
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Posted on Facebook 21 days ago
City offices will be closed from Wed., 11/22 thru Fri., 11/24 for Thanksgiving and will re-open on Mon., 11/27 at 8AM.
Posted on Facebook 27 days ago
We're here to help. To reach us by phone, call one of our divisions using the following information: Engineering Division at (209) 668-5520; Building & Safety Division at (209) 668-5560; Planning Division at (209) 668-5640; or Transit Division at (209) 668-5520.
Posted on Facebook 28 days ago
The proposed sign ordinance was adopted Tue. by the City Council. The final reading will be on 11/28/17.
Posted on Facebook 28 days ago

Planning to build a shed, gazebo, arbor, storage or shop building? Here's what you need to know. Call the Planning Division at (209) 668-5640 if you have any more questions.
Posted on Facebook 28 days ago

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