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Apply for ALL Building/Grading permits and Planning Applications here on the ePermits Center. Read the sections below before registering or applying.  
Visit our Applying for a Building or Grading Permit web page before starting an application here to ensure you have all the information, necessary approvals and documents prepared for your project. All construction plans and supporting documents will be reviewed electronically and are required to be uploaded at the time of submittal. Review our guides prior to applying: Preparing Files for Electronic Submittal (PDF) and How to Apply for Building ePermit Submittal (PDF). Visit our ePermits Center Help & How to Guides link for information on our processes and navigation help. 

Ready to apply for a permit? First, register for an account.

  • If you are a Contractor/Contractor Agent, log in after registering and add your CSLB license to your account. You may apply for a building permit with the approved license after we approve the license request. Follow our guide to learn how to connect a CSLB license after registering. Permit applications by contractors cannot be successfully submitted without first having a CSLB license approved for the user account.
  • If you are registering as a Property Owner, Property Owner's Agent or Design Professional, log in immediately after registering and start your application.
  • Register as a Contact if you are not one of the above and would like to be associated with an active application. After registering, submit a request to connect your online account with an existing application. 

Applying for a planning project within the Unincorporated County?
Register for an account first then log in to start your application.

ePermits Center Features (log in not required):

What would you like to do today?

To check application status or make a payment, start by clicking a search option below then search by site address or project number. Visit our Help & How to Guides on this page to help navigate this site.

Register first then log in to apply

Help Guides
ePermits Center Help & How To Guides for full list of guides, information and permit related forms
How to Register for an Account (PDF)
How to Apply Online for Planning Applications (PDF)
How to Apply Online for Building Permit Submittal (PDF)
How to Search for a Permit (PDF)
ePermits Process Guide (PDF)
PVR Online Permit Guide (PDF)
How to Add CSLB License (PDF) for new registered contractors
How to Upload Attachments (PDF)
How to Download Attachments (PDF)
How to Print Approved Plans (PDF)
How to Check Permit/Application Status (PDF)
How to Make a Payment Guide(PDF)
How to Make Project Collections (PDF)
Solar, Battery Backup, Generator Permit Information 

For ePermits Center Technical Support such as screen errors & locked accounts e-mail us

Have a building code, construction or planning question? Submit your question here or make an appointment for assistance.

For GIS MAP information visit the County CCMAP GIS site

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