Temporary Certificates of Occupancy

Temporary Certificates of Occupancy’s (TCO) are reviewed at the Building Officials discretion and on a case-by-case basis for limited circumstances not involving any life safety or accessibility corrections.

A commercial TCO, if issued, is for stocking and training of staff only. Without exception, public occupation is only allowed upon issuance of final occupancy. See below for general TCO process.


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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact permit technician of the day 707-746-4230 or email buildingsafety@ci.benicia.ca.us.