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Building Permit Application Submittal

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Building Department approval is required before conducting any structural, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing work. In some cases, Planning approval is required before submitting for a building permit. Please use the link below to review our informational handouts and submittal requirements to assist with preparing a complete application:

https://ci.carmel.ca.us/post/applications-informational-handouts-0

For assistance with submitting a Building Permit Application, please contact the Building Department at (831) 620-2059 or building@ci.carmel.ca.us.

Instructions

1

Gather all information before beginning application

2

Fill out application and upload any additional documents at the bottom of the application

3

Submit the application and wait for the City to contact you.

Permit Search

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This is a building permit search tool. Use this search to find your permit and upload additional files, request inspections, pay fees, and print the permit once it has been approved.

Instructions

1

Search by Permit #,or Parcel #

Planning Application Submittal

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Approval from the Planning Department is required for most projects in Carmel. Please use the link below to review our informational handouts and submittal requirements to assist with preparing a complete application:

https://ci.carmel.ca.us/post/applications-informational-handouts

If your project involves multiple application types (example: a Design Study and a Variance), please submit a separate application for each application type. For assistance with submitting a Planning Application, please contact the Planning Department at (831)620-2010 or planning@ci.carmel.ca.us.

Instructions

1

Gather all information before beginning the application. Plans must be available for upload.

2

Fill out the application and upload all documents at the bottom of the application.

3

Submit the application.

Planning Application Search

Click here to Find your Permit

This is a plan review search tool. You may utilize this tool to find your plan, upload additional files, print plan approvals or other necessary documents once approved.

Instructions

1

Search by Permit #, or Parcel #

Temporary Encroachment Permit Application

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Approval from the Public Works Department is required for any work taking place in the public right-of-way. Please use the link below to review our informational handouts and submittal requirements to assist with preparing a complete application:

https://ci.carmel.ca.us/streets-sidewalks

For assistance with submitting an Encroachment Application, please contact the Building Department at (831) 620-2059 or building@ci.carmel.ca.us.

Instructions

1

Gather all information before beginning the application. Plans must be available for upload.

2

Fill out the application and upload all documents at the bottom of the application.

3

Submit the application

Tree Removal or Pruning Application

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A site plan must accompany this application and show the following:

  • Location, size and species of ALL trees on the lot

  • Location and species of tree(s) /limb(s) to be removed or pruned

  • Footprint of the structure

  • Location of areas for tree replanting- The City has adopted Design Review Guidelines which include a minimum tree density per lot. Please review the policy (below) and indicate on the site plan where you intend to plant trees necessary to comply with the guidelines.
    https://ci.carmel.ca.us/forest-parks-beach
    For assistance with submitting a Forestry Application, please contact the Public Works Department at (831) 620-2070 or publicworks@ci.carmel.ca.us.

Instructions

1

Gather all information before beginning the application. Plans must be available for upload

2

Fill out the application and upload all documents at the bottom of the application.

3

Submit the application