BUILDING DURING COVID-19

Construction is allowed as permitted under the State Shelter In Place Order and only pursuant to the Construction Safety Protocols listed in Appendix B, incorporated into the Marin County May 15 Order, updated by the October 27 Risk Reduction Order, and updated by the December 4 Stay-at-Home Order. Issued and permitted construction projects may commence under the strict protocols of the current Marin Public Health Order.


Marin IJ Press Release Updated December 4, 2020


Required Job Safety Protocols can be found here. Please read these documents carefully. These are not recommendations. These are requirements for the job site. Violation of or failure to comply is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.

CLICK HERE FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM. THIS MUST BE COMPLETED AND POSTED PRIOR TO ALL INSPECTIONS!

Appendix B-1 Small Construction Project Safety Protocol  Apéndice B-1 Protocolo de seguridad para proyectos de construcción pequeña

Appendix B-2 Large Construction Project Safety Protocol    Apéndice B-2 Protocolo de seguridad del proyectos grandes

Stay Healthy Marin Sign (This is required to be posted at all entrances of job sites, at a minimum size of 11" x 17")


Inspections Information

Starting Thursday, May 7th, all inspections will be scheduled through eTrakit. Please read the health order and safety protocol appendixes before scheduling inspections or resuming your work. Per the current health order, all projects are required to designate a site supervisor responsible for implementing safety protocols. The designated site supervisor must be present at the time of inspection. 

Failure to implement any required safety protocols will result in a stop-work notice, with the understanding that construction activity will not resume without the permission of the Building Official. These are not recommendations. These are requirements for the job site. Violation of or failure to comply is a misdemeanor punishable by fine, imprisonment, or both.

The Building Department will continue to accept permits; however, review times may be longer than average. For questions not addressed here, please contact permits@townofsananselmo.org.