A permit package can be submitted utilizing one of these four methods, IN-PERSON, ONE-STOP, E*PERMIT and FAX. To determine which method to use review the submittal requirements applicable to the proposed scope of work. Due note, plans will not be accepted by mail.
Exterior modifications to buildings may require Planning review and approval prior to submittal to the Building Division. Please contact the Planning Division for specific requirements that might affect your project at (650) 903-6306.
If you have questions regarding the applicability of the submittal requirements for your project, please call the Building Division staff at (650) 903-6313 during regular phone hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
* Signing for a permit: Verify the individual has legal authority to sign for a permit. Review the Signing for Permit (Signature Authority) for qualifications and requirements.
Building Inspection staff will evaluate your submittal package and verify it is complete. If deemed complete the application will be accepted for plan check, a non-refundable plan check fee, based on the valuation of the project is due at this time. If you need an estimate of your projects plan check fee, please call (650) 903-6313.
The One-Stop program is designed to approve simple plans over the counter during a set appointment time. For qualifying projects and submittal details please visit link ONE-STOP.
These permits are only available on-line for Single Family Homes. Any permits for Multi-Family and Commercial Buildings must be obtained in person at the Building Division Counter. To begin the Residential E-permitting process, please visit: http://epermits.mountainview.gov.
Below are permits that can be pulled on-line for your single family home.
To use the e-permit service, you will need:
Building permit applications faxed by 5:00pm are ready for pickup the following business day. Below are the types of permit applications that may be faxed in:
To apply for permits by fax, just follow these simple steps: