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

  • The Building Counter at Town Hall is now OPEN 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, M-F. Building permit applications can be submitted and issued during these hours.
  • Construction projects in the Town are allowed as permitted under the most recent orders from the Santa Clara County Health Officer and the State of California. 
  • Construction projects are required to comply with the Construction Project Safety Protocol established by the County of Santa Clara.  
  • For building questions, to submit a permit application, or to schedule a building inspection, please call (650) 947-2501 or email

Updated Fee Schedule

An updated fee schedule for all Building fees is now in effect.

Hours of Construction

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

Building Inspector Consultations


To schedule an appointment to speak with the building inspector, call (650) 947-2501 or email

Building Permit Submittal and Issuance Hours 

9:00 am - 11:00 am or 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 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 Submittal and Issuance Hours
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Schedule an Inspection
    Call 650-947-2501

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

    Planning and Building Director

    Zachary Dahl, AICP

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