Building and Safety

Community Development Agency


The CDA Permit Center and Customer Service Counter is open to the public Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 4:00 and Friday 8:00 – Noon for permit application drop off, permit pick up and brief consultations not requiring an appointment in advance.

Contact Building & Safety: Community Development Agency, Building and Safety Division, 3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 308, San Rafael, CA 94903. (415) 473-6550 | EMAIL

For Inspections: Inspections may be scheduled for all instant self-serve permits issued through by logging into your online permitting account and scheduling your inspections online. Inspections for any issued building permit may also be scheduled by dialing our Interactive Voice Recording (415) 473- 6560 and following the menu of instructions.

For further assistance please call the Building and Safety hotline

(415) 473-6550

Fax: (415) 473-7432

3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 308. San Rafael, California 94903