A photo of a set of plans with two sets of hands pointing to the drawing

Welcome to the Building Division

The Building and Safety Division is committed to assuring safety in the built environment while meeting the needs of the development community in an efficient, equitable and cost effective manner.

We strive to maintain the highest level of customer service and technical expertise possible while respecting human dignity.

We promote open communication while providing honest and accurate information and encourage positive working relationships by cooperating and sharing information and resources.


BUILDING SAFETY MONTH

The Town of Truckee Building and Safety Team is celebrating the 38th annual campaign , led by the International Code Council. 

Bldg

 

Building and Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and business understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures.

This year's theme is "Building Codes Saves Lives" supported by five themes that will be highlighted throughout May, 2018.

 Click here to view interactive poster.

 

WEEK THREE- May 13-19, 2018

Week 3

 

Protecting Communities from Disasters: Build to Code - mitigation efforts are some of the best tactics to protect a community against the effects of natural disasters.

Click here for Interactive Poster

Earthquake 

Flood 

Flood Clean Up Safety & Salvaging brochure

Hurricane 

Tornadoes and High Wind 

Wildfire 

Winter Weather

Role-playing game: Is Your Community Ready for an Extreme Event?

Safety First--Disaster Preparedness: Tips for Your Home and Family Brochure

10 Disaster Safety and Mitigation Tips - Flyer

10 Fire Safety and Awareness Tips - Flyer

Click here for more information from the ICC website 


WEEK TWO - May 6-12, 2018

Week 2

 

Advancing Resilient Communities through Science & Technology: Science and technology are leading the way for designing and constructing safe, efficient and resilient homes and buildings.

 

ICC Resilience Resources

Community Resilience Indicators

Alliance for National & Community Resilience 

Energy Code Resources from ICC

Reducing Flood Losses Through the International Codes: Coordinating Building Codes and Floodplain Management Regulations

Build Strong Coalition

Department of Homeland Security Flood Apex Program

Building Green, Living Better

10 Important Tips to Remember for Green and Sustainable Living

StormSmart Communities – Using Freeboard to Elevate Structures above Predicted Floodwaters

Brazoria County Adopts Freeboard Regulation in Combatting Flood Loss


 
WEEK ONE - May 1-5, 2018

Week 1

 

Partnering with Code Officials to Build Stronger, Safer Communities: Building Safety professionals are working to make your project a success and keep the public safe.

 

Benefits of Building Permits

Do I need a Building Permit

Home Safety Checklist

Building Code: How they Help you

Sound of Safety

Don't let your gas appliances starve for air

Make a safe exit

Don't let electrical cords create a danger in your house!

Mold: Tips on Prevention and Control Brochure


Building Division Contact Information:

(530) 582-7821

The Building Division hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

E-mail us

 

 Click here for Building and Safety Month Video


Building and Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and business understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures.

This year's theme is "Building Codes Saves Lives" supported by five themes that will be highlighted throughout May, 2018.

 Click here for Building and Safety Month Video


Building and Safety Month is a public awareness campaign to help individuals, families and business understand what it takes to create safe and sustainable structures.

This year's theme is "Building Codes Saves Lives" supported by five themes that will be highlighted throughout May, 2018.

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player QuickTime Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer