Building & Safety

Reponsibilities

The City Building Official manages the Building and Safety Division.  City staff include a Plan Check Engineer and support staff.  Various outside consultant firms provide the plan checking and inspection services. View codes currently followed by the City of Dublin.

The City accepts submittals for over-the-counter project by email through permits@dublin.ca.gov and submittals for projects requiring plan check through our online portal, Eprocess360. For additional information on types of building permit submittals, please see the Building Permits page or call the Building & Safety Division at 925-833-6620.

Solar App+

The City of Dublin is now offering automated solar plan reviews and instantly provided approved plans.  Currently this service is for the majority of residential, roof-mounted, retrofit photovoltaic systems.  For more information, please visit the new Solar App+ webpage

Parking Lot Pavement Repair & Restriping

The Building & Safety Division is now handling the permitting for Parking Lot Pavement Repair and Restriping.  The new process will include the Site Development Review Waiver and Site Work Permit. Please visit the new Parking Lot Pavement Repair and Restriping web page.  

Building Valuation Numbers

In April 2023, 280 permits were issued, and the Building valuation is $21,741,542. The total Building valuation, fiscal year to date is $142,327,793. 

Online Services

The City offers a variety of online services, including emailed permit applications, online plan check submittals, inspection scheduling, permit inquiries and payments. 

The Citizen Services site handles many City of Dublin building permit needs, including permit inquiries, inspection results/history, permit fee payments and scheduling inspections.

For step-by-step directions on how to view the inspection results, login to Citizen Services or create an account, see Creating a User Account, then follow the Permit Inspection Requests Instructions. Some of these services are available after the permit is approved.

Online Inspection Requests

Through Citizen Services you may schedule next business day inspections, as well as same-business day inspections up until 5:00 a.m.  

In person or phone inspection requests end at 4:00 p.m. the business day prior to request.

Building inspectors are available for questions by phone between 7:15 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Please call the Building Division at 925-833-6620.

The City offers residential inspections on Tuesday evenings, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please call 925-833-6620 the Monday before to set up an inspection for a next-day appointment.
 

Accessibility Resources

California Commission on Disability Access
Disability.gov
California Department of Rehabilitation
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act
A Guide to Disability Rights Law
Access Compliance Reference Materials from the Division of the State Architect