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General Information

  • Address:  600 Elm Street San Carlos, CA 94070

  • Planning Office Line: 650-802-4261 

  • Inspection Scheduling: 650-802-4261

  • Planning hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

  • Building Department Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Scheduling Inspections

  • 24 hour advance notice required

  • Phone number: 650-802-4261

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

  • Afternoon inspections: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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

COVID-19

INSPECTIONS: are virtual

Schedule through email (building@cityofsancarlos.org)

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


 

INSPECTOR NAMES:

Mark Zugar Cell: 650-868-9169  |  Robert Lord Cell: 650-868-7183

Daniel Kulda Cell: 650-868-6918  |  Daniel Mauldin Cell: 650-454-9852 

 

APPLICATION

NOTE: furnace ONLY installation or replacement can be pulled online 

  • 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 closes at 4:00 pm

  • Credit cards are 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**

  • Ductwork is not accessible**

**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 requirements of City