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What type of work needs a permit?

Our adopted ordinance states: “The provisions of this code shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures”. Please see San Rafael’s Title 12 for a list of work exempt from permits. See our FAQ on our web site at:

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