You will be instructed how to pay once in contact with City Staff.
Please see these links about the mandatory safety protocols for large construction or small construction from the Contra Costa County Health Services directives.
If you would like to request a Zoom appointment to review plans, please email the Deputy Public Works Director, Don Salts at DSalts@cityofmartinez.org. If you have any questions about this process, please email the Building Permit Technician Lisa Luna at LLuna@CityofMartinez.org.
The Building Department issues building permits to homeowners and contractors to regulate construction within the City limits. We work closely with the Planning and Engineering Divisions to help maintain a small-town feeling while ensuring that modern-day building safety requirements are met.
All contractors must have a current business license before permits are issued. To apply/renew a business license, please click here. For Expedited Service please call the number provided
Based on the current edition of the International Building codes, building permits are issued during the following days and times.
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
These codes are followed not only to protect your health and safety, but that of your property investment as well. If improvements have been made to your home, evidence of a building permit and final inspection of the work is often necessary to obtain financing or sell your property. The Building Department is located at City Hall at 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez, CA 94553.
|Building Inspectors|| (925) 372-3528
|Building Inspection Request Recorder||(925) 372-3596|
|Contractor Business License||(925) 273-7439|