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
The following information must be submitted to the Building Department:
A building permit application completed in its entirety, including a description of the work to be performed in the "Description of Scope of Work" area at the top of the application.
A declaration for faxed permits. All declarations, including contractor’s license, Worker’s Compensation, and the affirmation to comply with the ordinances and laws must be signed
Business license for the contractor must be current for the processing of applications. Should a business license be needed, complete the business license application
Fax all documentation to the Town of Corte Madera Building Department at 415-927-5039.
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.