Submit Building Permits Electronically In Berkely With Service First Permits
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BERKELEY BUILDING PERMITS
The Building and Safety Division of Berkeley offers online building permit applications, plan submittal and inspection scheduling through their online permitting portal.
The city has opened up an online portal called the Permit Service Center that allows residents and contractors to submit an application for an electronic building permit in Berkeley.
Who Needs an Online Building Permit in Berkeley?
There are a number of reasons that you must apply for an online permit in Berkeley, including:
- All new Single Family structures
- New Commercial structures
- All electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and gas work
- Solar panel and energy-based work
- Additions to any structure: sun-rooms, attached and/or detached garages, etc.
The Electronic Plan Review Process in Berkeley
The Permit Service Center accepts only electronic submission of documents in PDF file format for plan review and permitting purposes.
Files must be saved in PDF file format without security restrictions and be under 195 MB in size. After obtaining a permit number and paying fees at the Permit Service Center, applicants can add additional documents to their permit, obtain plan review comments and upload responses to comments directly through the portal.
Scheduling Online Building Inspections in Berkeley
It is possible to schedule a building inspection in Berkeley through the Permit Service Center, so that you can arrange a local property inspector to visit your site at a convenient date.
The entire scheduling process can be done according to your specific needs on the project, as the portal includes 58 types of property inspections in Berkeley.
Who Can Submit an Electronic Building Permit Application in Berkeley?
Any homeowner, architect or a licensed contractor can apply to the City of Berkeley for an ePermit by providing enough information to describe the project fully and clearly.
Construction drawings are necessary on most construction projects and especially for commercial projects, these must be prepared by an architect. For a home improvement project, the homeowner may prepare the drawings, provided that the drawings are accurate, legible and complete.
The Best Way to Receive an ePermit in Berkeley
As the leaders in ePermit submittal and approval across the United States, Service First Permits has the experience in organizing and executing online building permits.
Our relationships with permitting offices and knowledge of the system ensures that you receive your building permit in Berkeley quickly and easily, so you can get started on your residential or commercial project.
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