ATTENTION - PLEASE READ
ALL BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS & MATERIALS MUST BE EMAILED TO:
Walk In/Counter Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9am - 1pm. Also, available by phone, email and appointment from 1pm - 4pm Monday and Wednesday, and from 1pm - 6pm Tuesday and Thursday. Please visit www.el-cerrito.org/permitcounter for more information.
The Building Division ensures new construction is built in a manner that satisfies the health and safety regulations set forth by the California Building Code and the El Cerrito Municipal Code.
To request an inspection:
**Please note that the Inspection Request Form is a request. You will not be considered scheduled until you receive confirmation from a permit technician.
**All inspection requests must be made at least 48 business hours, excluding Fridays, prior to your preferred inspection date.
APPLICATION OR PERMIT STATUS:
To request property records or permit history:
FOR ALL OTHER BUILDING RELATED INQUIRIES:
No deferred submittal of fire suppression and fire alarm systems. Fire sprinkler and alarm permits need to be applied for and submitted at the same time as the building permit application is submitted.
Click to view the Residential Rental Inspection page.Program
Click to view the Current Building Codes.
Click to view the Code Enforcement page.