Building Department

Holiday hours

Please note that the Building Department will be closed for the holidays December 24, 2020 through January 1, 2021.

  • Building inspections will not be available during this timeframe.
  • Contractors should plan the dates of their work accordingly.
  • Plan review and permit processing will not occur during this timeframe.
  •  Any inquiries to the building department will experience a delayed response.
  • If you have an actual repair emergency, please call 415-927-5062 to leave a message.

Impalertortant message about Building Department Operations:

Please be aware that in an effort to limit potential exposure and community spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), town facilities are closed to the public for walk-in public counter visits until further notice. Essential services offered by the Town, such as services related to planning and building permits, will be conducted via telephone, email and online. Staff are available to help you by phone and email Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. 

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About the Building Department: The Building Department reviews building permit applications and plans for compliance with State and local building codes including structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and energy efficiency. The department also provides inspection and code enforcement services for all building related construction.