Building Permit Forms and Information

To apply for a Building Permit or obtain inquiries related to the permit process, you may obtain service: 

  • By Phone: Speak with our plan checkers on duty from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Monday to Thursday, and 7:30 - 4:00 pm Friday.
  • Self-Help: Access to our ePermit Center allows you to search Property/Permit information such as current projects and application status. Paying for permit fees and scheduling inspections are available online.

New Permit Fees

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors adopted new land development fees on December 17, 2019. The fees will be implemented on March 1, 2020.

See New Land Development Fee Schedule (PDF)

Application Forms and Resources

Application Forms and Checklists

ePermits Center Forms

Contractors and Owner Builders may apply for minor residential and residential/commercial roof mount photovoltaic permits on the ePermits Center. New ePermits Center users may self-register for an account beginning 11/23/2020. 

Required Forms for Owner / Builder Permit Applications

Forms below are required for submission prior to permit issuance

Required Title 24 Energy Compliance Forms for HVAC and ReRoof Permits

Download and complete one form per permit for each job site. The form is in PDF format, can be filled out electronically and saved. Submit the completed form by email. Make sure to indicate the permit number on your form.


Code Enforcement

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