Building Department

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.  In person visits are available on a limited basis by appointment only. 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. Please read about the new Building Department Protocol for permit applications and inspections during the Marin County Shelter in Place Order.

How to Apply for a Building Permit


Forms and Handouts

Governing CA Building Codes

Solar PV Permitting

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permitting

Weekly Update of Issued Building Permits

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.