In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.
Classic Apartments on Fourth Street, photo taken by David Kunhardt

Building Division

Contact

1400 Fifth Avenue, Top Floor
San Rafael, CA 94901
Public Counter Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Counter Residential Plan Check:
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00am - 11:45am

Field Inspection Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Building Division issues building permits, provides plan review services, and inspects residential and commercial properties within the City of San Rafael. Our job is to ensure buildings are constructed with safety in mind and are up to date with the building codes and regulations. Our goal is to create a safe and livable community for our residents and business owners.

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