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Building Permit Applications

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Cupertino Building Permit Center

Permits are issued in order to ensure that appropriate plans and documents have been reviewed and resulting construction is inspected to satisfy local, state, and federal requirements.

Please review our Electronic Plan Submittal procedures to ensure your permit application is effective and timely. 

All building permit application forms can be found here.

Permits are issued in the Permitting Hours listed below, and Permit Technicians are available to answer questions during the Counter Hours listed below. The Building Counter is located downstairs at 10300 Torre Avenue in Cupertino, CA.

Counter Hours

M: 7:30-12:00 & 1:00-4:00
T: 9:00-12:00 & 1:00-4:00
W: 7:30-12:00 & 1:00-4:00
Th: 7:30-12:00 & 1:00-4:00
F: 7:30-12:00 & 1:00-3:00

Over-the-Counter Plan Review is available from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

*Hours are subject to change.

If you have any questions about your project, permit application or submission requirements, please feel free to call us at 408-777-3228 or contact our Permit Technicians:

Permit Center Staff              

Kim Dunbar 408-777-3180
Jasmine Archbold 408-777-3207
Haley McKee 408-777-3246


New Disability Access Notification Requirements

Per state law, local agencies are required to provide the following notice to applicants for business licenses and commercial building permits regarding disability access laws.


Permit Applications, Policies & Requirements

Building Construction Permit Application

Demolition Packet

Pool Demolition Packet

Demolition Permit Application

Re-Roof Tear-Off Policy

Sign Permit Application

Community Noise Control Policy

Stormwater Pollution Control and Noise Control Policy

Plans Required to be Prepared by a Licensed Architect or Engineer


Residential Kitchen/Bathroom/Laundry Remodel Policy

Window Replacement Requirements

Residential Furnace Installation & Replacement Policy

Water Heater Installation & Replacement Policy

Residential Fence Installation Requirements

Alternative Energy

Alternative Energy Permit Application

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Requirements

Swimming Pool/Spa

Swimming Pool Removal Requirements


Owner/Builder Notice & Disclosure Form

Contractor & Subcontractor Form

New or Change of Address Form

Utility Release Request Form

Request for Research Form

Permission to Copy Building Plan Affidavit

C3 Low Impact Development (LID) Impervious Surface Data Form