The new 2022 California Building Standards Code will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023. All construction project applications submitted on or after that date must conform to the new regulations. Learn more.

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Demolition Permit

Demolition/Removal permits are required for the complete demolition and/or removal of any structure and are reviewed for compliance with the minimum standards necessary to safeguard public health, safety, and welfare. The intent of these procedures is to protect the public against personal injury or property damage and to ensure completion of the demolition or removal and cleanup of the site. A Demolition/Removal Permit is not required to demolish part of a structure. Partial demolition will require a Building Permit.

All open plumbing and sewer lines must be capped in an approved manner whether a demolition permit is required or not. A separate permit is not required for the capping of the sewer.


Plan Your Project

What You Should Know

Fees

Compliant Outdoor Expansion

Apply for a Permit

Step 2

Read the PDF icon requirements for PDF file uploads.

Not following the PDF requirements will delay project review and approval.

Step 4

Your PDF documents MUST meet our upload requirements. See Step 2 for more info.

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Step 5

Apply for the permit

You will be required to upload the completed documents from Step 3.