Contra Costa County Permits (California)

Search for Contra Costa County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Contra Costa County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Contra Costa County permits. Clerks in Contra Costa County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Contra Costa County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Contra Costa County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Antioch City Clerk Antioch CA 200 H Street 94509 925-779-7007

Brentwood Clerk Brentwood CA 708 3rd Street 94513 925-516-5440

Contra Costa Clerk Richmond CA 100 South 37th Street 94804 510-374-3241

Contra Costa County Clerk Martinez CA 555 Escobar Street 94553 925-335-7800

Hercules City Clerk Hercules CA 111 Civic Drive 94547 510-799-8215

Oakley City Clerk Oakley CA 3231 Main Street 94561 925-625-7000

Pinole City Clerk Pinole CA 2131 Pear St 94564 510-724-8928

Pleasant Hill City Clerk Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Lane 94523 925-671-5237

Richmond City Clerk Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6513

San Pablo City Clerk San Pablo CA 1 Alvarado Street 94806 510-215-3005


A Contra Costa County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Contra Costa County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Contra Costa County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Antioch City Hall Antioch CA 200 H Street 94509 925-779-7011

Clayton City Hall Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trail 94517 925-673-7300

Concord City Hall Concord CA 1950 Parkside Drive 94519 925-671-3425

El Cerrito City Hall El Cerrito CA 10890 San Pablo Ave 94530 510-215-4300

Hercules City Hall Hercules CA 111 Civic Drive 94547 510-799-8200

Lafayette City Hall Lafayette CA 3675 Mount Diablo Boulevard 94549 925-284-1968

Martinez City Hall Martinez CA 525 Henrietta St 94553 925-372-3500

Oakley City Hall Oakley CA 3231 Main Street 94561 925-625-7017

Orinda City Hall Orinda CA 22 Orinda Way 94563 925-253-4220

Pinole City Hall Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-8928

Pleasant Hill City Hall Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Ln 94523 925-671-5270

Richmond City Hall Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6513

San Pablo City Hall San Pablo CA 13831 San Pablo Avenue 94806 510-215-3000

Walnut Creek City Hall Walnut Creek CA 1666 North Main Street 94596 925-943-5800


A Contra Costa County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Contra Costa County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Contra Costa County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Contra Costa County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Brentwood Permits Brentwood CA 104 Oak Street 94513 925-516-5406

Brentwood Planning Department Brentwood CA 118 Oak Street 94513 925-516-5405

Clayton Zoning Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trl 94517 925-673-7340

Concord Permits Concord CA 1950 Parkside Drive 94519 925-671-3075

Contra Costa Building Department Martinez CA 651 Pine Street 94553 925-646-4108

Contra Costa Planning and Zoning Department Martinez CA 651 Pine Street 94553 925-335-1381

Danville Planning Department Danville CA 510 La Gonda Way 94526 925-314-3310

El Cerrito Planning Department El Cerrito CA 10890 San Pablo Avenue 94530 510-215-4330

Martinez Zoning Martinez CA 525 Henrietta Street 94553 925-372-3515

Moraga Planning Department Moraga CA 329 Rheem Boulevard 94556 925-888-7040

Orinda Planning Department Orinda CA 14 Altarinda Road 94563 925-253-4211

Pinole Building Department Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-8914

Pinole Planning Department Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-9014

Richmond Building Department Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6868

Richmond Planning and Zoning Department Richmond CA 1401 Marina Way South 94804 510-620-6706

San Pablo Zoning San Pablo CA 13831 San Pablo Avenue 94806 510-215-3030

San Ramon Building Department San Ramon CA 2401 Crow Canyon Road 94583 925-973-2582

Walnut Creek Zoning Walnut Creek CA 1666 North Main Street 94596 925-256-3558


A Contra Costa County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Contra Costa County, California may issue county permits. These Contra Costa County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Contra Costa County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Clayton Code Enforcement Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trail 94517 925-673-7310

Martinez Code Enforcement Martinez CA 610 Main Street 94553 925-372-3532

Oakley City Code Enforcement Oakley CA 3639 Main Street 94561 925-625-7031

Pleasant Hill Code Enforcement Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Lane 94523 925-671-5212