Humboldt County Permits (California)

Search for Humboldt 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 Humboldt County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Humboldt County permits. Clerks in Humboldt 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 Humboldt County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Humboldt County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Arcata City Clerk Arcata CA 736 FIRST St 95521 707-822-5953

Ferndale City Clerk Ferndale CA 834 MAIN St 95536 707-786-4224

Humboldt County Clerk Eureka CA 825 5th Street 95501 707-445-7593


A Humboldt 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 Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Arcata City Hall Arcata CA 736 F Street 95521 707-822-5951

Blue Lake City Hall Blue Lake CA 111 Greenwood Road 95525 707-668-5655

Eureka City Hall Eureka CA 409 Trinity Street 95501 707-677-0223

Eureka City Hall Eureka CA 531 K Street 95501 707-441-4122

Ferndale City Hall Ferndale CA 834 Main Street 95536 707-786-4224

Fortuna City Hall Fortuna CA 621 11th Street 95540 707-725-7600

Rio Dell City Hall Rio Dell CA 675 Wildwood Avenue 95562 707-764-3532


A Humboldt 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 Humboldt 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. Humboldt County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Humboldt 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.

Arcata Planning Department Arcata CA 736 F Street 95521 707-822-5955

Eureka Building Department Eureka CA 531 K Street 95501 707-441-4155

Eureka Zoning Eureka CA 531 K Street 95501 707-441-4160

Humboldt County Building Department Eureka CA 3015 H Street 95501 707-445-7550

Humboldt County Planning Department Eureka CA 3015 H Street 95501 707-445-7541