Building Permits

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Applying for a Building Permit

On October 1st, 2012, the City changed over from a paper to an electronic building permit system.   The new system allows the public to initiate and manage a variety of building permit requests and activities through a centralized web portal, provided below.

For those applicants who want to apply for a pemit at City Hall, a computer station is available at the Building Permit counter.

If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback, please contact Trisha Taylor, Administrative Assistant, at (415) 508-2120.

Counter Hours:

To apply for a permit at City Hall, located at 50 Park Place, using the City's dedicated computer station, the counter hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8am-5pm
Wednesday 8am-8pm
Friday 8am-1pm


Building Permit Fees & Checklists

Commercial Permit Fee Estimators:

Residential Permit Fee Estimators:


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