Document Library

The Building Department has an extensive collection of informational handouts, brochures, and forms. They are included below alphabetically. 

Brochures, Checklists and Handouts

  1. 2019 California Code Update Brochure (PDF))
  2. 2019 California Energy-Electrical Code Update Brochure (PDF)
  3. 2019 Residential Plan Review Checklist
  4. 2019 Substantial Code Change Quick Reference (PDF)
  5. Accessory Dwelling Units Fast Facts Trifold
  6. Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) Frequently Asked Questions
  7. ADU Fire Separation Requirements
  8. ADA Simplified Details
  9. All-Rough Inspection Checklist-Residential (PDF)
  10. As-Built Plan Review-Inspection Requirements (PDF)
  11. Asbestos Guide For Consumers (PDF)
  12. As-Built Permit Process (PDF)
  13. Balcony-Deck Code Requirements (PDF)
  14. Building Permit Application Handbook (PDF)
  15. Cable Railing Handout (PDF)
  16. Cal Green Operation and Maintenance Manual (PDF)
  17. Check Status of Your Permit Online (PDF)
  18. Commercial Cool Roof Handout (PDF)
  19. Commercial Plan Submittal Checklist (PDF)
  20. Construction & Demolition Waste Management Handout (PDF)
  21. Construction Waste Management Plan (PDF)
  22. Create an Application Online (PDF)
  23. Cutting, Notching and Boring Details (PDF)
  24. Deck Construction Guide (PDF)
  25. Did you Know Brochure (Summer 2018).(PDF)
  26. Did you Know Brochure (Winter 2017) (PDF)
  27. Did you Know Brochure (Winter 2019) (PDF)
  28. Do It Once... Do It Right Grading Flyer (PDF)
  29. Dont Get Nailed by a Scam Artist! (PDF)
  30. Driveway Standards Handout (PDF)
  31. Eastern County Inspections (PDF)
  32. Electrical Service Handout-Residential (PDF)
  33. Elevation View Samples (PDF)
  34. Emergency Escape Rescue Windows (PDF)
  35. Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (PDF)
  36. Fee Estimate for New Residence Eastern Nevada County
  37. Fee Estimate for New Residence in Western Nevada County (PDF)
  38. Fire Districts Western Nevada County (PDF)
  39. Fire Fees Truckee Fire Protection District (PDF)
  40. Fire Sprinkler Fact Sheet (PDF)
  41. Foundation Inspection Checklist (PDF)
  42. Gas Line Pipe Sizing Handout (PDF)
  43. Generator Submittal Checklist (PDF)
  44. Greenhouse Permitting (PDF)
  1. Minor Electrical High-Low Tunnel Greenhouse(PDF)
  2. Inspection Arrow (PDF)
  3. Inspection Scheduling Handout (PDF)
  4. Lead in Your Home Brochure (PDF)
  5. Manufactured Home Permit Information (PDF)
  6. Manufactured Home Permit Submittal Checklist (PDF)
  7. Metal Roofing Handout (PDF)
  8. Off-Grid Solar Handout
  9. Over the Counter Permits
  10. Owner Builder Property Owner Packet (PDF)
  11. Permit Transfer Form (PDF)
  12. Propane Tank Requirements -Above Ground (PDF)
  13. Recreational Vehicle Handout (PDF)
  14. Residential Cool Roof Handout (PDF)
  15. Residential Final Building Inspection Checklist (PDF)
  16. Residential Garage Bollard Handout
  17. Residential General Notes Sheet
  18. Residential Plan Submittal Checklist -Fillable (PDF)
  19. Residential Underfloor Framing Inspection Checklist (PDF)
  20. Roof Solar Setback Examples (PDF)
  21. Roofing Inspection Guidelines (PDF)
  22. School Developer Fees NUJHSD (PDF)
  23. School Developer Fees TTUSD (PDF)
  24. Shear-Roof Inspection Checklist (PDF)
  25. Single-User Restroom Signage (AB 1732) (PDF)
  26. Site Milled Lumber Grading (PDF)
  27. Site Plan Sample (PDF)
  28. Solar PV High Snow Load Exception Handout (PDF)
  29. Solar PV Submittal Checklist -Residential (PDF)
  30. Storm Water Requirements at Construction Sites (PDF)
  31. Swiming Pool Handout (PDF)
  32. Third Party Plan Review Handout(PDF)
  33. Truckee Donner Park & Rec District Mitigation Fee Handout (PDF)
  34. Type B Venting (PDF)
  35. Typical Crawl Space Equipment Installations (PDF)
  36. Typical Light Framing Section Detail (PDF)
  37. Underground Propane Tank Handout (PDF)
  38. Underground Utility Coverage Requirements
  39. Utility General Notes Sheet - Residential (PDF)
  40. Water Heater Installation Handout (PDF)
  41. Who Can Prepare Plans Handout (PDF)
  42. Vegetation Clearance-Why 100 ft? (PDF)
  43. WUI Brochure (PDF)
  44. WUI Homeowner Checklist (PDF)