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DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE FOR THE PURPOSES OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE, 911 OR DISASTER RESPONSE.


By registering for an account, I, the applicant, agree to the following terms and conditions:

  1. I understand that my actions or my agents’ actions to submit any applications through the ePermits Center will serve as an electronic signature on the application(s) as provided for under California Civil Code 1633.1 - 1633.17- Electronic Transactions.

  2. If I am registering as a licensed contractor or contractor's agent, I hereby affirm that I am licensed under provisions of Chapter 9 (Commencing with Sec. 7000) of Division 3 of the Business and Professionals Code, and my licenses are in full force and effect.

  3. All applications/submittals will be reviewed by County staff prior to acceptance. An application is not complete upon initial submittal. Applications/Submittals are not complete until applicable requirements, conditions, and fee payments have been met.


 

GENERAL DISCLAIMER


DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE, VISIT ANY PAGES HEREIN, OR UTILIZE ANY SERVICES PROVIDED IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO OR UNDERSTAND ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS.

Indemnification
I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Contra Costa County, its officers, employees, and agents (“County”), from and against any and all claims, demands, actions and damages resulting from operations under any permit issued using the Electronic Permit Service, regardless of negligence of the County, and to assume the defense of the County against all such claims, demands, actions, and damages.


Modification and Termination of Service
At any time, County or applicant, at its sole discretion, may discontinue its use of the Electronic Permit Service. At any time, County, at its sole discretion, also may terminate the applicant’s account and require the applicant to submit all future building permit applications in person or by mail. County shall not be liable to the applicant or any third party for any modification to or discontinuance of the Electronic Permit Service. 


Applicant Conduct
The applicant shall comply with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations while using the Electronic Permit Service. The applicant shall not: (a) interfere with the use of the Electronic Permit Service by other users; (b) impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent its affiliation with a person or entity; (c) permit any third-party to access the applicant’s Electronic Permit Service account using the applicant’s id(s) and password(s). The applicant shall notify County immediately upon determining that the applicant’s account was accessed by a third-party.

This web page is a public resource of general information. The County of Contra Costa makes no warranty, representation or guarantee as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of any of the database information provided herein. The user should not rely on the data provided here for any reason. The County of Contra Costa explicitly disclaims any representation and warranties, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The County of Contra Costa shall assume no liability for:

  1. Any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused; or

  2. Any decisions made or actions taken by any person in reliance upon any information or data furnished hereunder.


The County is neither responsible nor liable for any viruses or other contamination of your system nor for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions arising out of your use of the site or with respect to the material contained on the site, including without limitation, any material posted on the site. This Web site and all materials contained in it are distributed and transmitted "as is" without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The County is not responsible for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages that may arise from the use of, or the inability to use, this web site and/or the materials contained on this Web site whether the materials are provided by the County or a third party.


In addition to the preceding terms and conditions the County, its officers, employees, agents or representatives shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from your use of the online payment service. There is no obligation to use this website or the materials contained therein; there are alternatives to accessing County information and services, including via telephone, postal mail, and direct contact in person. The user expressly agrees use of the County's web site is at the sole risk of the user. Nothing contained in this web site constitutes or is intended to constitute legal advice by the County or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives.


Privacy Policy
California Government Code 6254.21 states that "No state or local agency shall post the home address or telephone number of any elected or appointed official on the Internet without first obtaining the written permission of that individual." As the cost to collect and continuously update this information is prohibitive, the Citizen Access web site does not display the Owner name information.


External Links
This website may contain links to other sites on the Internet, which are provided for the convenience of the user. The County is not responsible for and makes no representation about the content or material available on such other sites. Links are not intended to imply sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement by the County.


Communications via Website
Communications made through e-Mail and messaging systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the County or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the County or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the County is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations.

External Links

This Web site may contain links to other sites on the Internet, which are provided for the convenience of the user. The Agency is not responsible for and makes no representation about the content or material available on such other sites. Links are not intended to imply sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement by the Agency.


Privacy Policy

While the Agency does not sell any information collected and provided through this Web site, such information may be subject to disclosure as required by any federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations, including, but not limited to, the Agency's Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.).


Communications via Web Site

Communications made through e-mail and messaging systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the Agency or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the Agency or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the Agency is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations.


 
 
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