Building

For any inspection and permit questions please call Permits or email permits@townofsananselmo.org

Responsibilities                                   


The Building Department is responsible for enforcing the California construction and energy codes by reviewing building plans and issuing construction permits for any construction and demolition that takes place within the Town. Most projects require a permit of some kind. This is necessary to ensure that all buildings meet the minimum standards to protect their occupants and neighbors. 
 
The Building Division is also responsible for the issuance of a residential record (resale) report before the sale of any house. Town ordinance requires a records report and site inspection prior to the sale of any residence.
    
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Construction Hours

Construction, demolition and the operation of miscellaneous noise sources such as vehicle back-up alarms, power saws and other similar noise sources are allowed during the following times:                            

  •  Monday through Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.;                            
  •  Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;                            
  •  Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.                            

Work hours may be extended until 8:00 p.m. for homeowners or residents working alone on their own property

Bald Hill area has different construction hours rules, please see the municipal code.


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