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 

ATTENTION: Please note that the Building Division counter will close at noon on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 for staff training.

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. 

City Office Holiday Closure
As it has been the case during the past years, City offices will be closed during the holiday week in December, beginning Monday, December 24th, with offices reopening on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2018.


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)...