General Permit Information

Overview

General Requirements
Each application for a Building Permit shall include a completed Permit Application (PDF), and plans, and specifications as necessary. Download a Summary of Building Permit Submittal Requirements (PDF).
   
Checklists
Checklists are available for: Residential (PDF), Commercial (PDF), Tenant Improvements(PDF) and Master Plan Subdivisions (PDF)

Note: Certificates of Occupancy are not issued for new residences. Refer to the attached Certificate of Occupancy policy (PDF) for details.

Plans and Specifications
Plans and specifications shall be drawn to scale and printed on a minimum of 24" x 36" paper and shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed, they shall also show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of all relevant codes, laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations.

Grading plans are required to comply with the California Building Code, Appendix J. Deferred submittals such as truss calculations and revisions may be subject to additional plan review and fees.