San Carlos Building Division

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 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

9:00 AM to Noon Monday through Friday, or by Special Appointment

Construction Noise Hours

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday

No Construction Noise-Related Activity on the Following Holidays: 
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Construction & Delivery Hours for 2014

Plan Review Turn-Around Times

Solar Installation  3 to 5 Days 
Kitchen & Bath Remodel 1 to 2 Days 
Deck  1 to 2 Weeks 
Interior Remodel  1 to 3 Weeks 
Single-Story Addition  2 to 4 Weeks 
Second-Story Addition  3 to 5 Weeks 
New Single-Family Residence          4 to 6 Weeks 
Residential Reconstruction  4 to 6 Weeks 
New Multi-Family  6 to 8 Weeks 
New Commercial  4 to 6 Weeks 
Tenant Improvement 2 to 4 Weeks
Signs & Awnings  1 to 3 Weeks 
Retaining Wall 2 to 4 Weeks
Revisions for Permits Issued  1 Week 
Recheck for Plan Review  2 Weeks