Classic Apartments on Fourth Street, photo taken by David Kunhardt

Building Division

Contact

Office: (415) 485-3367
Inspection Line: (415) 485-3365
building@cityofsanrafael.org
Do not email Inspection Requests
1400 Fifth Avenue, Top Floor
San Rafael, CA 94901
For complete schedule information, please go here: https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/cdd_schedule/

Schedule a virtual meeting:
https://www.cityofsanrafael.org/virtual-counter/

**ATTN CUSTOMERS**  Effective 1/1/2023 all Building Permits issued after this date will be valid for 2 years.  Minor permits such as water heater & furnaces, etc. will be valid for 180 days only.    If your permit is not Finaled by the expiration date you a renewal fee will apply.   

Building Division Hours: We're Open & We're Virtual Too!

Need Building Department Help?  Have a quick question?   Need help with your online permit?  Not sure what to apply for?  Need a Contractor login?  To speak with the Department, please select the appropriate link below.

**Please Note: this is an open meeting, other residents could be ahead of you,  please MUTE yourself when entering. Thank You**

 LIVE DROP IN VIRTUAL COUNTER

 Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 8:30am 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:00pm

Wednesdays from 8:30am-12:00pm  (closed 1-4pm)

Monday - Thursday Click Here

-CLOSED FRIDAYS-

 

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Whether your doing a large commercial project or a small residential remodel, this 15 minute appointment will let you talk to staff members from Building, Planning , Public Works and Fire Departments.   This is a great opportunity to ask questions about more complex issues regarding your project that may need feedback on.  If you join us as a meeting online, please have any necessary documents available on your device so that you can share your screen with us using the Microsoft Teams app.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

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