FAQs

  • When is a building permit required?
  • What inspections are required for roofing permits?
  • What is required for a demolition permit?
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Pickup of approved plans are by appointment only
For scheduling call 650-595-7422. 

*2019 California Building Codes takes effect on January 1, 2020*
Last day to submit under the 2016 California Building Code is December 20, 2019.  Link here for calendar

Viewing Property Files:

  • Appointments are required.  Call 650-595-7422 or send request by email to permitcenter@belmont.gov
  • Requests for copies will be provided with a 48 hour turnaround time.  Charges for copies will be $0.30 per page.  Microfiche plans may be on hand.  
  • Financial transactions must be completed by 4:00 PM.

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