Commercial Permit Information

The following is a list of common commercial projects with links to detailed forms and handouts.  More information about a specific project and permit requirements is available by contacting the Permit Center.


Resources for Starting a Business


General Information

Building Permit Application

Commercial Permit Submittal Requirements

Who May Prepare Plans

Work Exempt from Permits

Response to a Plan Check Comment Letter

Application for Appeals Board Hearing 

Petition for Appeal (for Planning actions)


Tenant Improvements/Certificate of Occupancy Information

Restroom Requirements for Commercial Space

Sidewalk Cafes Encroachment Permit


Major Alterations/New Construction

Planning Permit Application

Design Review Submittal Requirements

Window Schedule


Sign Permits

Sign Permit Application Guidelines