Belmont

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General Information

  • Address: 1 Twin Pines LaneBelmont, CA 94002

  • Planning Office Line (Permit Center): 650-595-7422 

  • AM automated Inspection Scheduling: 650-637-2914 

  • PM Inspection Scheduling: 650-595-7422 

  • EXPRESS Permit hours: Monday - Friday 2:00 - 4:00 PM

  • Planning Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 and 2:00 - 4:00 pm 

  • Building Department Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 and 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Scheduling Inspections

  • 24 hour advance notice required

  • Inspection Scheduling: 

  • AM automated Inspection Scheduling: 650-637-2914 

  • PM Inspection Scheduling: 650-595-7422 

  • Morning inspections: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Afternoon inspections: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Time-window: call the morning of inspection between 8:00 - 9:00 am

COVID-19

Belmont

INSPECTIONS: All are virtual

  • Schedule through email (permitcenter@belmont.gov)

  • Include permit number, address, date requested, inspection type, contact name /phone

  • Use eTrakit


 

APPLICATION

  • Obtain application from online OR at the City Planning/Building department 

  • Complete all relevant fields 

  • CF1R form (for all furnace and AC installations)

 

PAYMENTS

  • Finance office hours until 4:00 pm 

  • Credit card payments accepted

 

HOA

 

  • Is this an HOA residence?  

  • If YES: Get HOA approval letter from homeowner 

 

FURNACE REPLACEMENT: change out: same location, no drawings

 

  • Application;  CF1R

 

FURNACE NEW: new install or new location

  • Application

  • CF1R

  • Location drawing

  • Furnace specs per City requirements

 

DUCTWORK 

  • Application

  • Existing (less than 40’)?

  • New (more than 40’)?

  • If more than 40 feet HERS test is required

  • Has asbestos?

 

AIR CONDITIONER:

  • Application

  • CF1R

  • Drawing on graph or other paper 

  • Show AC location on property

  • Show distance from property line

  • Decibel calculation form 

  • AC equipment specs from manufacturer 

 

HERS duct tests

Required in all instances EXCEPT

  • less than 40 feet of ductwork

  • Asbestos is present**

  • Access to ductwork is not possible**

  • **When asbestos is present OR the ductwork is not accessible, HERS exemption form is required

 

WATER HEATER

  • Application

  • Drawing showing location (closet, garage, etc)

  • show pipe lines per City requirements