Building and Safety
CITY HALL PHASE 3 REOPENING PERMIT CENTER
Starting November 1st, the Permit Center counter service will still be open by appointments and will
start accepting walk-ups if there is availability or a cancellation from a scheduled appointment. Counter
hours will be Monday, Tuesdays, Thursday from 8:30 AM -4:00 PM and Wednesdays 8:30 am to 3:00
pm. However, we encourage you to continue accessing City services online, by email and by phone.
Upon arrival to City Hall visitors will check in with the security guard, visitors will be asked to follow
health protocols to keep everyone safe and healthy.
Building Permit Center Hours and appointment link below:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:30am to 4:00 pm and Wednesdays 8:30 am to 3:00pm|
Building and Safety Services oversees the department's Permit Center. Residents and businesses
come to the Permit Center to process building permit applications, answer questions regarding
current building codes, and plan submittal requirements. Building and Safety Services also
oversees the Federal Flood Plain Program and the Earthquake Retrofit Program.
To schedule a Fire Inspection, contact the Fire Prevention Office at 510-577-3317.
If you have trouble using the online permit system, please call us at 510-577-3405.
Building permits can only be issued to a licensed contractor or a property owner. To verify contractor license information, go to http://www.cslb.ca.gov/ .