Welcome to the 2018-2019 CALBO Membership Program! Founded in 1962, CALBO is a nonprofit professional association of city and county building departments and industry representatives. Our mission is to promote public health and safety in building construction through responsible legislation, education and building code development. On behalf of the 95% of California cities and counties, we welcome you to our community.

CALBO membership benefits are many, including:

  • CALBO News - a bi-monthly newsletter with information on legislation, statewide job opportunities, and association and state agency news.
  • - an up-to-date informative website.
  • Discounts on the Annual Business Meeting, Education Weeks, training seminars and publications.
  • Representation before the Legislature and state regulatory agencies.
  • The opportunity to serve on policy-making committees.
  • Recognition as a leading California code professional.
  • Low advertising rates in CALBO News and on our website.
  • Full-time professional management and so much more!

2018-19 CALBO Membership Online Form – Click Here


Thank you to the following CALBO Members for your contributions to our industry.
It is with great pride that we announce the 2017-18 CALBO Award winners.

Building Department of the Year – City of San Jose

The City of San Jose is the 2017-2018 recipient of the CALBO Building Department of the Year Award.  The City of San Jose set itself apart this year with its strong commitment to its constituents, contributions to the community, advancements in technology and high achievements in education and training.