- Schedule Inspections - Pay Fees - Check Permit Status
- Get Permit Status Alerts
- Certificate of Use and Occupancy
- Phone Tree 650.329.2496
When you dial (650) 329-2496 you will reach a phone tree to help you get to the specific division you need to reach. The phones are answered from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
- Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System
On May 31, 2019 the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) will be disabled and you will no longer be able to utilize the IVR for inspection services.
- iRequest Mobile App
Allows you to quickly view all your Building and Fire permits, view inspection history, schedule multiple inspections and reschedule or cancel inspections in seconds
To obtain permits for on-street construction parking and no parking signs, call 650.617.3118.
The goal of the Project Coordination Team is to act as an advocate for the project and work collaboratively with all parties to provide information, resolve issues, and guide the permit through to completion. You may contact a Project Coordinator with questions about permitting, fees, forms and applications, and the development review process.
All permit applications will be assigned a Project Coordinator as a primary point-of-contact for both staff and customers from early assistance to permit close-out. The Development Center includes representatives from each department, making it a true one-stop-shop for your projects. We’re here to safeguard the community by enforcing required local and state codes.
|Ryan Oyama||Ryan.Oyama@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2311|
|Henry Rafael||Henry.Rafael@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2339|
|Diana Tamale||Diana.Tamale@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2535|
|David Borjon||David.Borjon@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2364|
|Orshi Corpos||Orshi.Corpos@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2234|
The Plan Check Team is responsible for review and approval of all permit applications to assure that proposed construction work meets the life safety, accessibility, sustainability, and structural safety requirements of local and state codes. We also review plumbing, electrical and mechanical, as well as photovoltaic systems and electric vehicle chargers. We are committed to providing timely and professional review of plans and documents for all applications submitted to the Development Services Department. You may contact a member of the Plan Check Team for questions regarding local and state code requirements.
|David Chung||David.Chung@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2135|
|Ed Fang||Edward.Fang@cityofpaloalto.org||(650) 329-2143|
|Madhavi Latha||Madhavi.Latha@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2149|
|Carroll Woods||Carroll.Woods@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2357|
The Building Inspection Team provides excellent customer service through the building inspection process by verifying minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare and to provide safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.
|Robert Dunbar||Robert.Dunbar@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2109|
|Rhonda Parkhurst||Rhonda.Parkhurst@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2658|
|Kyle Shea||Kyle.Shea@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 617-3507|
|Korwyn Peck||Korwyn.Peck@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2663|
|William Tierney||William.Tierney@CityofPaloAlto.org||(650) 329-2303|