Building Division

One-Stop Permit Center

Contact Information

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

Information & Inspections:


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Permit Center Hours:

8:30 am - 4:00 pm  

ATTENTION: Building counter hours will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Fridays, due to staff meeting.

Plan Checker Counter Hours:

ATTENTION: Due to staff training, there will be no over the counter plan check on:

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 &

Thursday, May 17, 2018

       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)...