Building Permits –
Residential – Addition & Remodel

Application and Forms:

Building Permit Application (Other Applicant)

Building Permit Application (Owner-Builder)

Electrical-Mechanical-Plumbing Permit Application (Other Applicant)

Electrical-Mechanical-Plumbing Permit Application (Owner-Builder)

Revision/Deferred Submittal Application

Smoke Alarm and Spark Arrestor Certification Form

Permit Fees:

Let us help you calculate your Permit Fees …

Fee Calculator for Remodel & Addition One Story

Fee Calculator for Remodel & Addition Two Story

  • Notes to Applicant:
    1. Fee estimate does not include fees associated with “outside agencies fees” such as school impact fees, sewer fees, etc.
    2. For more information regarding the construction cost, please check the building valuation data table.
    3. For more information regarding the Flood Zone , please check the Flood Information.
    4. Please check Fee Schedule for the complete list of Building and Safety Department applicable fees.

Addition & Remodel Submittal Requirements:

Addition & Remodel Submittal Requirements

Bathroom Remodel Submittal Requirements

Blueprint for a Clean Bay (Sheet CB-1)

Cook-top & Range Installation Requirements

Concrete Foundation Requirements

Kitchen Remodel Submittal Requirements

Plans Required to be Designed by Architect or Engineer

Residential Addition Plan Requirements

Residential Remodel & Repair Plan Requirements

Sample Drawings

Title-24 Energy Forms for Residential Addition

Title-24 Energy Forms for Residential Remodel & Repair

Prior to beginning plan preparation, contact Engineering at (408) 586-3329, Planning at (408) 586-3279, to find out project feasibility and requirements.

Plan Check Information:

Express Plan Check

Overtime Plan Check

Plan Check by Appointment

Plan Check Turn Around Time

Design Guidelines & Plan Review Checklists:

Residential Addition

Residential Addition Package ‘D’ Prescriptive Energy Requirements

Residential Alteration Package ‘D’ Prescriptive Energy Requirements

Inspection Information:

Building Inspection Procedure

Field Inspection Process

Final Inspection Checklist

Special Inspection Testing Schedule & Agreement and Recognized Agencies

Structural Observation Agreement Form

Structural Observation Final Compliance Report

Other Related Documents:

Application for Extension of Expired Permits

Application for Extension of Expired Plan Check

Authorized Agent Sample Letter

Building Permit General Information

Building Permit Process

Procedures for Performance Deposit

Residential Certificate of Compliance (CF-1R)

Residential Mandatory Measures Summary (MF-1R)

Recordation of Documents

Title 24 Release Sample Letter