Building Services Division

The Building Services Division is responsible for administering state and local building construction regulations. Building Services Division activities include evaluation of construction documents for compliance with building codes, issuance of building permits, and inspection for construction compliance.

Effective January 1, 2023, the City will enforce the California 2022 Building Codes.

Building Permit Application Form

Waste Management Application Form

Solar Submittal Requirements

Building Division: 2nd floor City Hall
200 H St
Antioch, CA 94509
(925) 779-7065
building@antiochca.gov

The City of Antioch requires building permits for the following projects:

  • New residential construction including Single Family Dwellings, Accessory Dwelling Units, Junior Accessory Dwelling Units and Multi-Family projects
  • Tenant Improvements
  • New commercial, industrial and office buildings
  • Pools and spas (including doughboy pools)
  • Gazebos, patio covers/enclosures
  • Storage sheds (including pre-fabricated sheds)
  • Wood decks
  • Water heater replacement
  • Reroofs
  • Termite repairs
  • Remodels (kitchens, bathrooms or whole house)
  • Upgrades to plumbing, electrical, or mechanical (including HVAC change outs)

Permit exempt projects include:

  • Retaining walls three feet (3′) or less in height
  • Slabs on grade (flatwork)
  • Landscape sprinkler systems
  • REPLACEMENT of fences
    • Six feet (6′) maximum height in rear and side yard
    • Three feet (3′) maximum height in front yard

Small project building applications may be submitted via email at  building@antiochca.gov

The following scopes are eligible for online submittal:

  • Reroofs
  • Water heaters
  • HVAC’s
  • Electric panel upgrades
  • Sewer repairs

Once the application has been received and processed, a follow up email with payment instructions and permit issuance details will be sent.

New Residential Development Requirements

New residential development projects are required to comply with submittal requirements contained in the checklist below. Applicants are required to self-certify that all contents are included in the plan submittal.

**Incomplete submittals will not be accepted.**

Residential Projects Checklist Form

Commercial Requirements

Commercial projects including new construction and tenant improvements are required to comply with submittal requirements contained in the checklist below. Applicants are required to self-certify that all contents are included in the plan submittal.

**Incomplete submittals will not be accepted.**

Commercial Projects Checklist Form

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