City of San Carlos - Building


San Carlos Building Division

The Building Division will be closed over the holidays December 24th, 2015 through January 1, 2016 - back for regular services January 4th, 2016.

Up to the holiday closure, we ask that you allow a 3-day lead time (minimum) for inspection requests.

The Mission of the San Carlos Building Division is to provide quality services to the community in a manner that is comprehensive, efficient, knowledgeable and helpful.

The Building Division promotes and ensures all new development in San Carlos be constructed in accordance with the highest standards of safety, and all existing structures maintained in a safe manner.

The Building Division is also responsible for code education, City-wide code enforcement, Floodplain Management, and the Apartment Inspection Program. 

Building Division personnel consist of the Building Official, Senior Administrative Clerk, and four Building Inspectors.

Building Safety Into The Community, One Project At A Time...

Service Counter Hours are 9AM to Noon Monday through Friday.

Save time and make an appointment to submit your application outside our normal service counter hours!

Call 650-802-4261 to make an appointment.

News ImageBuilding Division Service Counter Hours

Building Division - Service Counter Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 12 Noon
by Special Appointment
For more information please Contact the Building Division


News ImagePlan Review Turn-Around Times

Plan Review Turn-Around times are based on the following schedules.

Solar Installation 1 to 3 Days
Kitchen & Bath Remodel 1 to 3 Days
Deck 1 to 2 Weeks
Interior Remodel 1 to 3 Weeks

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