Building Division

One-Stop Permit Center

Contact Information

450 Civic Center Plaza - 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804

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Permit Center Hours:

        Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
        Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Building Counter will close the following dates for an EOC Training Exercises:

        - Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
        - Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Plan Checker Counter Hours:

       Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 11:00am
       Mandatory Sign-in 8:30am - 9:30am
       Friday - No Plan Checker

Please note that our Plan Checker Counter hours have recently changed. Meeting is by appointment. To make an appointment, please sign-in with the Permit Technicians from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. 


The Building Division provides advice and technical expertise to assist customers with complex construction issues. The Division is committed to ensuring compliance with the evolving building codes and the safe and timely completion of building projects (read more)...