Permits by Fax

Please read this important message about Building Department Operations (dated 3/16/20)

Faxed Permit Application Procedures

Faxed applications will be accepted for the following work (residential only):
  • Furnace or air conditioning installation
  • Minor plumbing work such as replacement of water and gas lines
  • Re-roofing without adding significant additional weight to roof (i.e., concrete tile replacing composition shingles). Scope of work must state proposed roof covering and class of roof materials, removing or overlaying existing roof, and whether new sheathing is being installed (Roofs in the WUI zone must be of a Class A assembly)
  • Water Heater installation

Information Required

The following information must be submitted to the Building Department:
Fax all documentation to the Town of Corte Madera Building Department at 415-927-5039.

Upon Receipt

Upon receipt of your faxed application, Building Department staff will input the application, apply fees, print the permit and job card and mail all corresponding documents to the contractor. If you wish these documents be mailed to someone other than the contractor, please indicate the mailing address on the faxed application.

Homeowner Applications

If the homeowner is applying for the permit, an Owner-Builder Acknowledgment and Information Verification Form is required to be completed.

Processing Faxes

Faxes are processed within 24 hours of receipt. Faxes missing the required information listed above will not be processed. We will contact you if we are unable to process your request via fax.