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Building Forms & Fees

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Permit Applications

Alternative Energy Permit Application

Building Construction Permit Application

Demolition Permit Application

Sign Permit Application

Request for Permit Extension Form



COVID-19 Essential Critical Worker Package 

Appendix B-1

Appendix B-2


Online Portal (Accela Citizen Access)

How to Create an Accela Citizen Access (ACA) Account

Schedule Online Inspection Guide

Existing ACA User in Other Jurisdictions


Electronic Plan Review (ProjectDox)

How to Check Plan Review Status Guide


Business License

Business License Application

City of Cupertino Application for Waiver of Business License Tax (Nonprofit)



Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Application

Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Completion Application


Miscellaneous Forms

Alternate Materials & Modification Form

C3 Low Impact Development (LID) Impervious Surface Data Form

Contractor & Subcontractor List

Courtesy Inspection Request Form

New Address/Change of Address Form

Owner/Builder Policy & Form

Permission to Copy Building Plan Affidavit

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Certificate of Compliance

Technically Infeasible / Unreasonable Hardship Exemption Form (2016)

Technically Infeasible / Unreasonable Hardship Exemption Form (2019)

Utility Release Request Form

Water-conserving Plumbing Fixture Certificate of Compliance

ProjectDox Applicant User Manual


Request for Research

Request for Research Form

Request Copies of City Approval Plans Policy

Permission to Copy Building Plans Affidavit


Policies and Procedures

Community Noise Control Policy

Construction Best Management Practices (BMP) Plan Sheet

EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP)

Existing vs New Construction Comparison Matrix

Inspection Procedures for Residential Structures

Licensed Survey Policy

Plans Required to be Prepared by a Licensed Architect or Engineer

Protection of Wiring during Construction Requirement

Re-Roof Tear-Off Policy

Residential Fence Installation Requirements

Residential Furnace Installation & Replacement Policy

Residential Kitchen/Bathroom/Laundry Remodel Policy

Special Inspection Agency Approval Criteria

Smoke Detector Installation and Maintenance Requirements

Stormwater Pollution & Noise Control Policy

Swimming Pool Removal Requirements

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Procedure

Water Heater Installation & Replacement

Window Replacement Requirements


Checklists & Workbooks

Plan Review Submittal Checklist

Procedure Checklist for Demolition Permit

Hazardous Materials Checklist

Solar Panel / Photovoltaic Submittal Checklist

2019 CalGreen Checklist - Residential

2019 CalGreen Checklist - Non-Residential

2016 CalGreen Checklist - Residential

2016 CalGreen Checklist - Non-Residential

2013 CalGreen Checklist - Residential

2013 CalGreen Checklist - Non-Residential



Fee Schedule - General Fees

Fee Schedule - Engineering Fees

Fee Schedule - Planning Fees

Fee Schedule - Building Fees

Fee Schedule - Parks and Recreation Fees

Business License Rates

Fee Estimator

Construction Tax

Seismic Fee



Best Management Practice (BMP) Plan Sheet

Cupertino Sanitary District Standard Construction Details

Standard Plan Set A - For Seismic Retrofit of Single-Family Wood-Frame Homes - (Page1)

Standard Plan Set A - For Seismic Retrofit of Single-Family Wood-Frame Homes - (Page2)

Modification Requests for Foundation and Soils Investigations

Business Guide

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