Permit Center

The Permit Center is a “one-stop” location at the Town Offices for the review of development projects and building plans. Staff from the Planning, Building, and Engineering Division are on hand to answer questions and assist you with your project. For FAQs, please click here. Please see below for Advisory and our schedule.


    During this unprecedented time, the Town’s role is to maintain the health and well-being of the community while providing permitting services that are in compliance with the Contra Costa Health Order (the “Order”).  All construction projects and activities are now allowed, provided that they comply with ‘construction project safety protocols.’ Please review the Permitting Services During Shelter-In-Place, which includes Frequently Asked Questions.

The Permit Center is open by-appointment only M-Th 8:30am-3:30pm and F 8:30am-12pm. To apply for a permit in-person, please schedule an appointment with the Building Division by contacting us at (925) 314-3330 or We ask that you please call the Building Division upon arrival for your appointment and wear a face mask for your appointment.


    Planning Application - Temporary Restaurant Seating (PDF)

    The Town of Danville has created a NO COST temporary administrative process for restaurants to expand their outdoor dining seating to comply with the social distancing requirements in the latest Contra Costa County Health Order.  

    To apply for this permit, complete the application and email to Jill Bergman at or David Crompton at for processing.

Online Permit Center & Inspection Services

How-To Instructions for submitting online:

New types of Permits now available for online submittal:

Residential Pool/Spa Remodel; Residential Energy Storage System & Backup Generators; Residential Solar; and Encroachments

Before navigating to Online Permit Center (OPC), please fill out the appropriate Permit Application Form provided below the OPC buttons.  The information requested on the forms will aid in the online application. 

Click below to navigate to the Online Permit Center

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Permit Application Fee

Permit fees vary based on application type. While our team is working remotely due to the Shelter in Place Order, fees will be determined after the application is initially reviewed and collected before permit issuance. For a range of fees based on application type, please view our Master Fee Schedule

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