Building Department

***** TOWN HALL HOLIDAY CLOSURE *****

Please be aware that all departments at Town Hall will be closed for the holidays beginning midday, Wednesday, December 21, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023.  

Building Department inspections are included as a part of this closure. 

Town Hall will resume pre-holiday closure operations on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Please contact each department individually to receive assistance or if you have any questions. Click on the following link to access the staff directory from our website: https://www.townofcortemadera.org/Directory.aspx

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Important message about Building Department Operations:

Staff is available to help you by phone, email or in person, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am- 4:00 pm, and Fridays, from 08:30 am to 12:00 pm.  We encourage our applicants to make an appointment with staff during operational hours for more complex and involved questions.

All application submittals are electronic (please see "How to Apply for a Building Permit" link below). Read more about public counter hours and appointments.

How to Apply for a Building Permit

Online Permit Center

Inspections

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.