The Town of Woodside Building Department is responsible for reviewing and issuing permits for private and public construction projects for compliance with the California Building Code, Woodside Municipal Code, and other relevant codes. Work typically reviewed and permitted by the Building Department includes structural, mechanical/electrical/plumbing, accessibility, and other elements of construction projects.

The Building Department strives to provide excellent customer service and responsiveness to our residents and project applicants.

Building Permit Submittals

Submittals should be emailed to the Building Department. Submittals are accepted once an application is submitted, and fees are paid. Fees are paid by cash or check.

View Building Permits online.

Building Inspections

Inspections can be scheduled by calling 650-851-6796 or emailing the Building Department. When scheduling an inspection, provide the property address, permit number, and the inspection type. Please schedule your inspection 72 hours in advance.

Hours of Construction

  • Monday through Friday
    7:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Saturday
    8 am to 1 pm
  • Sunday
    No work allowed

No work allowed on Town observed holidays. View a complete list of observed holidays in the WMC Sec. 151.55 (B).

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