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Building Permit FAQs

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Welcome to our Building Permit FAQs. If you have a question that is not addressed here, please contact Carol Borck, Planning Technician, at (650) 851-1700, ext. 211.


Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • When do I need a building permit?

  • What work is exempted from obtaining a building permit?

  • How do I apply for a building permit?

  • How much does a building permit cost?

  • When do I need an encroachment permit?