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					                                                                                                  CITY OF FRESNO
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU TO CITY HALL
                                                                                               PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
   Project Address
                                                      2600 Fresno Street 3rd Floor                    DEPARTMENT
   Owner or Licensed Contractor                       Fresno, CA. 93721-3623
   Building Use Information                           www.fresno.gov                           Building & Safety Services Division
   Proposed Roofing Material Information
   Roof area to be re-roofed                                                                   REROOF PERMITS
   Number of existing roofing layers
                                                                                                & INSPECTIONS
PRE-ROOF REQUIREMENTS

   Permits may Only be Issued to the legal
   owner of the property or a Licensed
   Contractor.
   Patio and Carport roofs may utilize
   composition shingles only if the roof pitch
   is 2 in 12 or greater.
   No more than two layers of composition
   roofing may be applied to the roof. (A pre-
   roof inspection is required)

      ARE YOU EXEMPT FROM THE
      PERMITTING AND INSPECTION
              PROCESS?                           DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
                                                 Telephone Numbers                         .
If minor repairs are made to roofs, it is
considered a roof maintenance item and a         Permit Center Administration      621-8084
permit is not required. However, when large      Inspection Services Administration 621-8116          Nick P. Yovino, Director
sections of roof need to be replaced, it is                                                      Planning & Development Department
                                                 Building Inspections              621-8120
considered a re-roof and a permit is required
even though the entire roof is not being re-
roofed.                                                                                                 Jerry Bishop, Manager
                                                                                                  Building & Safety Services Division
MOST COMMON DISAPPROVALS                SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS IS THE                       INSPECTIONS (cont)
                                        RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERMITTEE
                                                                                            ROOF FINAL
  More than two layers of roofing                     INSPECTIONS                           After new roofing has been installed
  materials.                            Many homeowners choose to re-roof
                                        their own homes to save the costs of                TO SCHEDULE AN INSPECTION
  Insufficient sheathing thickness      labor. There are provisions in the
                                        building code that allow for this                     CALL THE INSPECTION SERVICES
  Insufficient attic Venting            practice.                                                SECTION AT (559) 621-8116
                                        Procedures for re-roofing remain the                 (Please have your permit number ready, as
  Improper or missing flashing                                                                 you will be asked for it when you call.)
                                        same whether a homeowner applies
  installation
                                        the roof or if a roofing contractor is
                                        hired to do the work.
  Insufficient or missing drip edge
  installation                          A city building inspector must inspect
                                        the roof for proper application in
  Nailing not to building code          accordance with Building Code
  standards:                            standards and Manufacturer's
                                        recommendations regardless of who
  o   Insufficient nails                installs it.

  o   Nailing not into trussing         All of the roofs require a final
      (shiners)                         inspection upon completion of the
                                        work. It is the responsibility of the
                                        homeowner or the contractor to insure
  o   Nailing pattern not to building
                                        that all inspections have been made
      code standards                    including the final inspection

  Installation of tile roofing to       PRE-ROOF
  replace composition or cedar
                                        A pre-roofing inspection is required prior to
  shingle without addition of
                                        applying the new roofing, after all materials are
  additional load bearing structural
                                        removed, sheathing is exposed and all rotted
  support.
                                        or deteriorated material has been removed.

                                        SHEATHING / ROOF NAIL                                California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 24
                                        If new sheathing is installed, material and          California Environmental Quality Act
                                        nailing need to be inspected                         Subdivision Map Act
                                                                                             Planning, Zoning, and Development Laws

				
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