Building Department

The Building division reviews architectural and structural plans for compliance with applicable building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and energy codes, and conducts site inspections of buildings under construction to ensure compliance with these codes.

COVID-19 Updates


Updated Fee Schedule

The Town is currently analyzing the costs associated with services provided by the Building Departments. A Cost of Services (User Fee) Study and an updated Fee Schedule have been prepared and will be considered by the City Council on April 16, 2020. The 20/21 Fee Schedule is scheduled to go into effect on July 1, 2020.
  • Cost of Services (User Fee) Study
  • Proposed 20/21 Fee Schedule

Hours of Construction

8:00AM - 5:30PM Monday through Saturday, with no heavy equipment allowed on Saturday. For a complete list of observed holidays, please review the Hours of Construction handout.

Building Inspector Counter Hours


The Building Counter is currently closed. To request an appointment to speak with the building inspector, call (650) 947-2501 or email

Building Permit Issuance Hours 

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To Schedule Inspections 

Please call (650) 947-2501 to schedule. Be sure to include job address, permit number, type of inspection, requested date and whether you prefer AM or PM. It is recommended that you schedule inspections 48 hours in advance as inspection slots are not always available next day. Same day inspections are not provided.
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  1. Building Department

    Physical Address
    26379 Fremont Road
    Los Altos Hills, CA 94022


    Mailing Address
    26379 Fremont Road
    Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

    Phone: 650-947-2501

    Building Department Permit Issuance Hours
    9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Please call 650-947-2501 to schedule a Building inspection.

    Hours of Construction
    8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Saturday
    No heavy equipment allowed on Saturday

    Planning and Building Director

    Zachary Dahl, AICP

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