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Auto Repair Garage Permit

Auto repair garage permits are required by the Turlock Fire Department pursuant to the California Fire Code. These permits are for all automotive repair garages within the City of Turlock.

(105.8.r.3) "To use a structure as a place of business for servicing or repairing motor vehicles."

Fee: $35.00
Permit is Good For: 1 year

*Special Note- The repair or dismantling within the view of persons traveling on the public right-of-way and in the open in any residential district of the City of any automobile, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle or conveyance is detrimental to the public health, safety and general welfare is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and in violation of Turlock Municipal Code 5-5-502.

Also, the maintenance of properties and the storage of inoperable vehicles on private property is regulated by Turlock Municipal Codes 4-8-108 and 5-5-202(b).

See also:
Neighborhood Issues / Activity Without a Permit / Residential Auto Repair

For questions regarding the permits issued by the Fire Department or to check on the status of a permit application submitted, please contact:

Turlock Fire Department
244 N. Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
(209) 668-5580
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM
Closed daily 12PM - 1PM

For questions about a business license for your auto repair business, please contact:

Accounts Receivable
156 S. Broadway, Ste. 114
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
(209) 668-5570
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

Utility bill payments are also accepted 24/7 using credit card or checking account, online or through our telephone payment system at (209) 668-5570.

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