Menlo Park

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General Information

  • Address: 701 Laurel StreetMenlo Park, CA 94025

  • Planning Office Line: 650-330-6702 

  • Building Office Line: 650-330-6704

  • Inspection Scheduling: 650-330-6704

  • Planning / Building Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Closed daily from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Scheduling Inspections

  • 48 hour advance notice required

  • Phone number: 650-330-6704

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

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

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

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APPLICATION

 

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

  • Complete all relevant fields 

  • CF1R form (for all furnace and AC installations)

 

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

  • AC installation (HERS Not required for AC install)

  • 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