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for your permit and/or business license at:

The City of San Ramon has implemented a new business and development processing and tracking system.
Submit your business license and/or permit application online.
Once you have registered you can “Apply” for a business license or permit.
Carefully choose the type of permit you are applying for by scrolling to the permit you want to apply for. Once you submit an application we cannot change the permit type so choose carefully.
Follow the submittal process and submit your project.
Thank you again for your submittal and using this system to process your application. We feel this will improve our processing times and get projects on track for completion sooner.


With our new system you can:


Check TODAYS INSPECTIONS for times and inspector assignments. 


APPLY for a Permit.


ESTIMATE PERMIT FEES before applying for a Permit.


After logging into your CSS Account you can:


See all your permits with MY WORK.




You can PAY INVOICES online.


Vance Phillips - Chief Building Official

7000 Bollinger Canyon Rd, San Ramon, CA 94583 Map
Phone: (925) 973-2580
Fax : (925) 838-2821
Email: [email protected]

Building and Safety Services promotes health and safety in the construction and maintenance of buildings and structures, and the maintenance of property through enforcement of building codes, conservation standards, regulations, and ordinances.


  • Monitoring and inspection of projects in all phases of construction performed by residents and contractors.
  • Review and issuance of building permits for construction of buildings, alterations, and accessory structures. This work includes all work not within the public right-of-way.
  • Code Enforcement: The division is charged with the enforcement of the City of San Ramon Municipal and Zoning Ordinances


Office Hours are:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Permitting Hours are:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Inspector’s Office Hours (by telephone): (925) 973-2580, Select Option 1 (Inspector)
Combination Building Inspectors: Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 8:00 am

Code Enforcement Officers: Mondays 9:00 am to 9:30 am; Tuesday to Friday – 8:00 am to 8:30 am

Directions: Take Bollinger Canyon exit off I680. Head east. At the 3rd light, turn left into the City Hall parking lot.

Staff: Title E-mail Voice
Vance Phillips Chief Building Official [email protected] 925-973-2583
Dennis Lau Senior Plan Check Engineer [email protected] 925-973-2584
Jay Lewis Plans Examiner [email protected]
Sam Tsui  Plans Examiner [email protected]
Christina Driggers
Office Specialist [email protected]
Jing Yang Office Specialist [email protected] 925-973-2591
Delia Hills
Office Specialist
[email protected]
Mike Elliott
Neighborhood Preservation Officer [email protected]
925- 973-2589
Dave Williams
Neighborhood Preservation Officer
[email protected]
Josh DeMello
Supervising Inspector
[email protected]
Russell Adams
Senior Inspector
[email protected]
Michael Yoeono
Building Inspector [email protected]
Wladyslaw Grobelny Building Inspector
[email protected]
 Henry Calilong Building Inspector [email protected] 925-973-2594