Modoc County Building Department

The primary function of the Building Department is to safeguard the life, health, and property of Modoc County residents through the application of uniform building standards. The adopted standards involve design, materials, construction, use, occupancy, and location of all buildings and structures within the unincorporated area of the County. This Department strives to implement these standards in a fair and consistent fashion while maintaining an open dialogue with the public and various building trades. 

203 West 4th St
Alturas, CA 96101
Office: (530) 233-6413
Inspection Line: (530) 233-6435 
Fax: (530) 233-6420 
Limited walk-ins by appointment ONLY. Please call (530) 233-6413 to schedule an appointment.
Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed for lunch between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m.
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday: Closed