Building Department 

The Building Department is located at 918 Obispo Street. The public counter is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and is closed from Noon to 12:30 PM for lunch.

Permit Application

The Building Permit Application can be downloaded here. Please mail completed applications with three (3) sets/ of plans to:

City of Guadalupe
Building & Fire Safety Department
P.O. Box 908
Guadalupe, CA 93434

Application and plans can also be submitted in person at the Building Department.

Permit Process (click image to enlarge)

For additional permit fee information, contact Alice Saucedo, Permit Technician, 805-356-3903.


California Building Standards Commission

2016  California Green Building Standards Code


Alice Saucedo
Permit Technician

David Rose
Building Inspector

Planning Department 

The Planning Department administers the General Plan, Local Coastal Plan, Zoning Code and other long-range plans for the city’s development. Planning services are provided by independent contract planners.

Square footage Base fee Each add. SF
Single-family residential addition- 167 211 0.756
333 337 0.768
500 465 0.696
833 697 0.564
1,250 932 0.746
Re-roofs- Valuation based on $4.08 per sq. ft.
Fences- Valuation based on $17.00 sq. sf.
Mechanical- Minimum Permit Fee: $47.50 plus additional cost for type of item installed ( i.e., Heater, Furnace, HVAC, Fans and Vents…etc.)
Electrical- Minimum Permit Fee: $ 95.00 plus additional cost for type of item installed (i.e., Panels. Switches, Receptacles..etc.)
Plumbing- Minimum Permit Fee: $47.50 plus additional cost for type of item installed ( i.e., Fixture or Trap, Water Heater..etc.)