A shelter-in-place order is in effect for all Alameda County residents. City facilities are closed and non-essential meetings and events are cancelled.  Find more information here.

Due to the Alameda County shelter-in-place order, the Community Development Department counter is closed until further notice. Building Permit applications can be emailed to for processing. Inspection schedule has been reduced to Mondays and Thursdays only. 
The Building Division is responsible for administering state and local building construction regulations. Building Division activities include checking building plans for compliance with building codes, issuing building permits, and inspecting construction for compliance. The Building Division also is responsible for building-related code enforcement.


For additional information regarding building permits, code enforcement, inspections, or other information, please refer to the links below.