It is recommended that a licensed contractor conduct work on your project. You can research information on any contractor by logging onto the Contractors Licensing Board's website or you may contact them at 800-321-CSLB.
Please note that all projects may not be allowed in all zoning districts. It is recommended that you contact the Planning Division prior to any significant investment in your project.
A building permit application should include a plot plan drawn to scale. Information on the plot plan should include:
The shape and dimensions of the lot
Location of any oak trees on the property or adjoining properties
Any existing structures and its use
Size and location of the proposed structure and its use
The required setbacks
Location of any existing roads, any dedicated rights-of-way, or easements