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Plan Set Template - Download and Save

This template should be used by property owners and contractors who are submitting plans for smaller residential projects. 

Over-the-Counter Building Permits

Over-the-counter permits are issued for work that does not require plan review, such as:

Many over-the-counter permits require compliance with California’s Energy Commission standards, please visit their website to ensure you submit the appropriate forms with your permit application: California Energy Commission 

Building Permits with Plan Submittal

Building Permits that require plan review include, but may not be limited to:

 Plan Submittal Requirements 

Residential Plan Submittal Checklist

  • Minimum plan size is 11″ X 17″ / Maximum size is 24″ X 36″
  • Commercial plans must be prepared and stamped by a licensed design professional
  • Plans must be legible and drawn to scale
    • Structural documents: Minimum scale is 1/8″ = 1′ / Preferred scale is 1/4″ = 1′

Sign Permits

A building permit is required for any new or replacement sign in the City.

The City’s Development Code breaks down Sign Standards and Design Guidelines.

A checklist of information to include for a Sign Permit application for a suspended sign can be found here.

Solar Permits

Residential Solar Checklist

Solar Ordinance

Electrical Vehicle Charging Station 

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Permitting Process

Residential EVCS Checklist

Non-Residential EVCS Checklist