Applicants unable to submit electronically may submit their permit applications by appointment only. Scheduled appointments must adhere to Social Distancing protocols. To schedule an appointment, please call (510) 620-6868 during counter hours to speak to a Permit Technician or email your contact phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org, and a permit technician will contact you directly to schedule the appointment.
Permit inspections can be scheduled using a touch-tone telephone. Customers should dial the Inspection number (800) 231-6881 and follow a series of prompts by touch tone to schedule or cancel an inspection or to retrieve inspection results. Pleaseview or print instructions to schedule or cancel an inspection.
Inspections can also be scheduled by calling (510) 620-6868 during counter hours and speaking to a Permit Technician or by emailing your contact phone number to email@example.com and a permit technician will contact you directly to schedule the inspection.
Please understand that staff will be checking phone messages, emails, and faxes, but maybe delayed in their response.
Please assist us in reducing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by observing the shelter in place and staying home if you are sick. We appreciate your patience during this time.
450 Civic Center Plaza - 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
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Permit Center Hours: NEW PERMIT COUNTER HOURS (Starting Friday, April 5, 2019)
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Plan Checker Counter Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 11:00am
*Mandatory Sign-in 8:30am - 9:30am Friday - No Plan Checker
*Meeting with Plan Checker is by appointment. To make an appointment, please sign-in with the Permit Technicians from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.
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