Contra Costa County Building Permits (California)

Search for Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa County building permit. Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Brentwood Permits Brentwood CA 104 Oak Street 94513 925-516-5406

Brentwood Planning Department Brentwood CA 118 Oak Street 94513 925-516-5405

Clayton Zoning Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trl 94517 925-673-7340

Concord Permits Concord CA 1950 Parkside Drive 94519 925-671-3075

Contra Costa Building Department Martinez CA 651 Pine Street 94553 925-646-4108

Contra Costa Planning and Zoning Department Martinez CA 651 Pine Street 94553 925-335-1381

Danville Planning Department Danville CA 510 La Gonda Way 94526 925-314-3310

El Cerrito Planning Department El Cerrito CA 10890 San Pablo Avenue 94530 510-215-4330

Martinez Zoning Martinez CA 525 Henrietta Street 94553 925-372-3515

Moraga Planning Department Moraga CA 329 Rheem Boulevard 94556 925-888-7040

Orinda Planning Department Orinda CA 14 Altarinda Road 94563 925-253-4211

Pinole Building Department Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-8914

Pinole Planning Department Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-9014

Richmond Building Department Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6868

Richmond Planning and Zoning Department Richmond CA 1401 Marina Way South 94804 510-620-6706

San Pablo Zoning San Pablo CA 13831 San Pablo Avenue 94806 510-215-3030

San Ramon Building Department San Ramon CA 2401 Crow Canyon Road 94583 925-973-2582

Walnut Creek Zoning Walnut Creek CA 1666 North Main Street 94596 925-256-3558


Town and City Halls in Contra Costa County, CA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa County, California. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Contra Costa 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.

Antioch City Hall Antioch CA 200 H Street 94509 925-779-7011

Clayton City Hall Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trail 94517 925-673-7300

Concord City Hall Concord CA 1950 Parkside Drive 94519 925-671-3425

El Cerrito City Hall El Cerrito CA 10890 San Pablo Ave 94530 510-215-4300

Hercules City Hall Hercules CA 111 Civic Drive 94547 510-799-8200

Lafayette City Hall Lafayette CA 3675 Mount Diablo Boulevard 94549 925-284-1968

Martinez City Hall Martinez CA 525 Henrietta St 94553 925-372-3500

Oakley City Hall Oakley CA 3231 Main Street 94561 925-625-7017

Orinda City Hall Orinda CA 22 Orinda Way 94563 925-253-4220

Pinole City Hall Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-8928

Pleasant Hill City Hall Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Ln 94523 925-671-5270

Richmond City Hall Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6513

San Pablo City Hall San Pablo CA 13831 San Pablo Avenue 94806 510-215-3000

Walnut Creek City Hall Walnut Creek CA 1666 North Main Street 94596 925-943-5800


Building Inspectors in Contra Costa County, CA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Contra Costa County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Contra Costa 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 a Contra Costa County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Contra Costa County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Contra Costa 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.

Brentwood City Building Inspector Brentwood CA 118 Oak Street 94513 925-516-5406

Concord City Building Inspector Concord CA 1950 Parkside Drive 94519 925-671-3075

Contra Costa County Building Inspector Martinez CA 651 Pine Street 94553 925-646-2300

El Cerrito Building Inspector El Cerrito CA 10890 San Pablo Avenue 94530 510-215-4360

Hercules Building Inspector Hercules CA 111 Civic Drive 94547 510-799-8240

Martinez Building Inspector Martinez CA 525 Henrietta Street 94553 925-372-3550

Pleasant Hill Building Inspector Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Lane 94523 925-671-5200

Richmond Building Inspector Richmond CA 1401 Marina Way South 94804 510-620-6868

San Pablo Building Inspector San Pablo CA 13831 San Pablo Avenue 94806 510-215-3030


Code Enforcement Offices in Contra Costa County, CA are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Contra Costa County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Contra Costa County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Contra Costa 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 Contra Costa 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.

Clayton Code Enforcement Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trail 94517 925-673-7310

Martinez Code Enforcement Martinez CA 610 Main Street 94553 925-372-3532

Oakley City Code Enforcement Oakley CA 3639 Main Street 94561 925-625-7031

Pleasant Hill Code Enforcement Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Lane 94523 925-671-5212