How do I apply for a Building Permit?

Normally, you may apply in person at the Building Division located on the second floor of City Hall. Staff is available to assist you Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (Wednesdays from 9 am to 5 pm). Permits may be issued to the property owner or any contractor licensed by the state and in possession of a valid Daly City Business License.

Shelter-in-Place Permit Applications & Resubmittals

To submit an application for new permits or resubmittals, email the Building Division the following:

  1. Scanned PDF of your Permit Application (PDF)
  2. Scanned PDF of your Credit Card Authorization (PDF)
  3. Provide any other supporting documentation; e.g., electronic PDF files of your drawings/plans, calculations, etc., as necessary. You may also provide us with a downloadable link to a digital cloud-based storage service to retrieve your files.

For More Information

For more information, please contact the Building Division by calling 650-991-8061 or email.

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1. When is a building permit required?
2. When are building plans required?
3. How do I apply for a Building Permit?
4. May I do the work myself?
5. After I get a Building Permit, am I finished?