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ūüö©ūüö©Attention:¬† ¬†Temporary Change to Resale Inspection Programūüö©ūüö©

Per Resolution  No. 14870

effective 11/16/2020 through 7/31/2022


Due to the current high demand real-estate market and the Covid-19 pandemic the City of San Rafael City Council has adopted a resolution to temporarily suspend the physical inspection portion only of all Resale requests from 11/16/2020  through 7/31/2022.    Your Resale Report will now only include the permit history for the property.  Fees for resale reports will be reduced to reflect this change and no refunds will be done during this time.

For a copy of the full Resolution click here.

Anyone can apply for a permit online, but if this is your first time applying for a permit online, you will need to create a user account.   You can create your account here

Residential Resale Report Inspection Permit

  • For Single Family Homes, Duplexes, Condos and Apartment Complexes (3 units or more)¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† **Please Note: when applying for and apartment complex you will not be charged a fee at time of application.¬† ¬†Please include the number of units in the description area on your application.¬† Your¬† permit will then be updated¬† by the department with the amount due.¬† That fee will need to be paid prior to your inspection date and can be payed online.**
  • You must include a contact name and number or setting up your inspection.
  • Payments can be made Online using a Credit Card or Check.
  • Resale Reports are good for 6 Months from inspection date.¬† ¬†A 1 time extension of 90 days can also be requested if needed.
  • If your Resale Report expires you will need to apply for a new report and a current nspection to be performed.
  • Resale Report Inspections can be applied for any time, but it is recommended to apply before the property is listed to allow for ample time to schedule and perform your inspection.
  • ¬†Once your resale report is received by the department an inspector will contact you within 7-10 working days to schedule a specific day and time for your Resale¬† inspection.

Once your inspection has been done your Report will be posted online for viewing and printing within 72 hours.

For instruction on how to find your report online


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