Building Permit Process

1.    Obtain and fill out the building permit form. If you have questions, call 707-665-3636 or email between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday.

1.    Download the Building Permit Application on the Building Page (under “Building & Safety”)

2.    Physical forms are also available inside the Community Development Department office

2.    Send the application and any supporting documents to If the attachments are too large to be emailed, contact us at 707-665-3636 to set up an electronic submittal via WeTransfer. (**Please note that we are now accepting electronic plans submittals ONLY**)

3.    Once the permit has been received, it will be evaluated by the Community Development Department. You will be provided the permit number and amount due via email, along with instructions to make payment. Payment can be made over the phone or in person at the Community Development Department office.

4.    Community Development staff will email you the issued permit. This email will also provide instructions on how to schedule inspections for your permit.