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Please note, effective Wednesday, April 28, 2021 we will be located at City Hall, 7000 Bollinger Canyon Road. During our move from 12 pm on Friday April 23rd through Monday April 26th, our public counters will be closed, with staff working remotely and services available over the phone or via videoconference. We will have limited public counter service on Tuesday April 27th, and will resume full operation on Wednesday April 28th.

We look forward to seeing you at our new location!

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.
Register and apply at this CSS link.


Vance Phillips - Chief Building Official

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

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 973-2583
Tai Akiwumi Plans Examiner 973-2591
Josh DeMello Building Inspector 973-2585
Christina Driggers Permit Specialist
Mike Elliott
Neighborhood Preservation Officer
Charlie Gonzalez
Building Inspector
Dennis Lau
Senior Plan Check Engineer
Jay Lewis
Permit Specialist
Carl Mattioda
Senior Building Inspector
Teresa Noble Permit Specialist 973-2592
Michael Yoeono Building Inspector