Alameda County Building Permits (California)

Search for Alameda County, CA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Alameda County, CA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Alameda County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Alameda County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Alameda County building permit. Alameda County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Alameda County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Alameda City Planning Department Alameda CA 2263 Santa Clara Avenue 94501 510-747-6850

Alameda Permits Alameda CA 2263 Santa Clara Avenue 94501 510-748-4530

Albany Zoning Albany CA 1000 San Pablo Avenue 94706 510-528-5760

Berkeley Permits Berkeley CA 2120 Milvia Street 94704 510-981-7500

Berkeley Planning Department Berkeley CA 2118 Milvia Street 94704 510-981-7440

Berkeley Zoning Berkeley CA 2120 Milvia Street 94704 510-981-7410

Dublin City Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Dublin CA 100 Civic Plaza 94568 925-833-6610

Fremont Building Department Fremont CA 39550 Liberty Street 94538 510-494-4460

Fremont Planning Department Fremont CA 39550 Liberty Street 94538 510-494-4440

Fremont Planning Department Livermore CA 1052 South Livermore Avenue 94550 925-960-4580

Fremont Zoning Fremont CA 39550 Liberty Street 94538 510-494-4455

Hayward Zoning Hayward CA 777 B Street 94541 510-583-4200

Livermore Permits Livermore CA 1052 South Livermore Avenue 94550 925-960-4440

Newark Building Department Newark CA 37101 Newark Boulevard 94560 510-578-4261

Oakland Permits Oakland CA 250 Frank H Ogawa Plz 94612 510-238-3606

Oakland Planning and Zoning Department Oakland CA 250 Frank H Ogawa Plaza 94612 510-238-3941

Piedmont Zoning Piedmont CA 120 Vista Avenue 94611 510-420-3050

Pleasanton City Building Department Pleasanton CA 200 Old Bernal Avenue 94566 925-931-5300

Pleasanton Zoning Pleasanton CA 200 Old Bernal Avenue 94566 925-931-5600

San Leandro Building Department and Planning San Leandro CA 835 East 14th Street 94577 510-577-3406

San Leandro Zoning San Leandro CA 835 East 14th Street 94577 510-577-3325

Union City Building Department Union CA 34009 Alvarado-Niles Road 94587 510-675-5313

Union City Planning Department Union CA 34009 Alvarado-Niles Road 94587 510-675-5319


Building Inspectors in Alameda County, CA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Alameda County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Alameda County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that an Alameda County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Alameda County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Alameda County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Alameda Building Inspector Alameda CA 2263 Santa Clara Avenue 94501 510-747-6830

Newark Building Inspector Newark CA 37101 Newark Boulevard 94560 510-578-4261

Oakland Building Inspector Oakland CA 250 Frank H Ogawa Plaza 94612 510-238-4031

Piedmont Building Inspector Piedmont CA 120 Vista Avenue 94611 510-420-3050


Town and City Halls in Alameda County, CA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Alameda County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Alameda County, California. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Alameda County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Alameda City Hall Alameda CA 2263 Santa Clara Avenue 94501 510-747-7400

Albany City Hall Albany CA 1000 San Pablo Avenue 94706 510-528-5710

Berkeley City Hall Berkeley CA 2180 Milvia Street 94704 510-981-2489

Dublin City Hall Dublin CA 100 Civic Plaza 94568 925-833-6600

Emeryville City Hall Emeryville CA 1333 Park Avenue 94608 510-596-4325

Hayward City Hall Hayward CA 777 B Street 94541 510-583-4000

Livermore City Hall Livermore CA 1052 South Livermore Avenue 94550 925-960-4000

Newark City Hall Newark CA 37101 Newark Boulevard 94560 510-578-4000

Oakland City Hall Oakland CA 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza 94612 510-444-2489

Oaktown Town Hall Oakland CA 1960 Mandela Parkway 94607 415-794-1827

Piedmont City Hall Piedmont CA 120 Vista Avenue 94611 510-420-3040

San Leandro City Hall San Leandro CA 835 East 14th Street 94577 510-577-3200


Code Enforcement Offices in Alameda County, CA are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Alameda County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Alameda County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Alameda County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Alameda County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Alameda Inspections & Code Enforcement Alameda CA 2263 Santa Clara Avenue 94501 510-747-6830

Berkeley California Code Enforcement Berkeley CA 2180 Milvia Street 94704 510-981-5444

Berkeley Code Enforcement Berkeley CA 1947 Center Street 94704 510-981-7200

Dublin Code Enforcement Dublin CA 100 Civic Plaza 94568 925-833-6610

Newark California Code Enforcement Newark CA 37101 Newark Boulevard 94560 510-578-4213