Building and Safety
CITY HALL REOPENS FOR IN-PERSON SERVICES BY APPOINTMENT
Beginning Monday , August 1st, 2021 City Hall will be open to the public still on a limited basis 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 be asked to follow health protocols to help keep everyone safe and healthy.
Permit Center: Building & Safety Services (Appointment Required):
Building Phone: 510-577-3405
Building Permit Center Hours and appointment link below:
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/ .