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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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
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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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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.
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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.
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The proposed sign ordinance was adopted Tue. by the City Council. The final reading will be on 11/28/17.
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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.
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Learn more about Turlock Transit’s commitment to civil rights in providing transit services
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Thank you to outgoing DSD Director & City Engineer Michael Pitcock, P.E., for his many years of leadership and selfless service to the City of Turlock. We wish him the best as he continues in public service as the City of Waterford City Manager.
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City offices will be closed on Fri., 10/10/17 in observance of Veterans Day.
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Drivers may notice changes to signs/striping on Hedstrom Rd. near Geer Rd. The City Engineer directed these changes to address traffic #safety issues observed in the area. The changes will restrict left-turn movements in/out of the adjacent Starbucks driveway (only right turns in/out) and provide sp...
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The intersection of Golden State & Hawkeye/Fulkerth is expected to re-open in mid-November. While there have been unexpected delays, the City's contractor is working as quickly as possible to finish construction and re-open the intersection to traffic. We appreciate your patience as we finalize thes...
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Due to a lack of agenda items tonight's Planning Commission meeting has been canceled.
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Due to a lack agenda items the November 2nd Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. See you on December 7th.
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