Permits by Department

Departments and Permits

Below is a listing of the types of permits available and the issuing department(s) to contact for more information.

Responsible Department

Types of Permits

DCD (925) 674-7200
Also check with:
Public Works (925) 674-7744
  • Building Permits
  • Electrical, Plumbing,  & Mechanical
  • Sign
  • Re-roofing
  • Meter Reset
  • Grading (Issuance)
Public Works (925) 674-7744
Also check with:
DCD (925) 674-7200
  • Special Event Decorations
  • Sewer
  • Encroachment, Obstruction, Excavation, & Public Improvement Grading
  • Sidewalk / Driveway / Curb / Gutter
DCD (925) 674-7200
Also check with:
Public Works (925) 674-7744
  • Home Occupation
  • Zoning Regulations
  • Conditional Use
  • Variance
  • Tree Removal
  • Lot Line Adjustment
  • Land Subdivisions
DCD (925) 674-7200
  • Final Inspection Permit (Certificate of Occupancy)
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District  (925) 930-5500 / East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (925) 941-3450 / San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District (925) 838-6600
  • Fire Code related / unrelated to Building Permits
Tax Collector (925) 957-5290
  • Business License (fees)
Public Works (925) 674-7744
DCD (925) 674-7744
  • Special Activity
Public Works  (925) 674-7744
  • Flood Control
Public Works (925) 674-7744
DCD (925) 674-7200
  • Floodplain
Public Works (925) 674-7744
DCD (925) 674-7200
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Public Works (925) 674-7744
DCD (925) 674-7200
  • Moving Buildings
DCD (925) 674-7200
  • Installation of Manufactured Homes
Contact State of California
Dept. of Housing and Community Development
(916) 255-2501
  • Repairs on Manufactured Homes
Environmental Health (925) 692-2500
  • Septic Tanks
  • Wells