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CITY OF HALF MOON BAY APPLICATIONS, FORMS AND PERMITS

DEPARTMENT                       

                                                          DESCRIPTION

BUILDING DIVISION
Building Permit Application

An application for permit for new construction, addition, remodel, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, solar, dry rot repair, window replacement, deck construction, etc.



Building Permit/Plan Check Extension

This form is to request an extension on permits or plan checks that are going to expire.



Construction and Demolition Debris Waste Management Plan This form is required to be filled out before and after construction for projects with construction cost of $5000 or more
Owner-Builder Declaration

This form is required to be completed for owners who are doing work on their own property.



Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Handout

This handout explains where smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are required in residential properties and it is also a self-certification for permits that do not involve work on the inside.



Special Inspection

This form is required for work requiring special inspections per the California Building Code Chapter 17.



Unreasonable Hardship Application

This form is for commercial projects with construction costs under $136,000 and is not fully accessible to the public.



FINANCE DEPARTMENT
Alarm Permit

A security alarm permit required for business and residential use within the City limits.

Master - Business License Application 2014-15 with SB 1186 Fee

To be completed if you are conducting any kind of business for profit or for your livelihood within the city limits of Half Moon Bay

Business License (Inspection)
A pre-business license application (not home businesses) to be completed with signed approvals from Planning, CCWD, Fire District, Building, Sheriff, and/or Environmental Health prior to issuance of a business license and opening of the business


Business License Request for Penalty and Interest Waiver, Payment Plan or Refund

Request for business license fees to be waived, refunded or schedule a payment plan



Statement of Non-Operation of Business
If you are no longer conducting business within City limits, it is required that you communicate to the City so that your business license can be deactivated

 

 

Regular BID - HMB BID Return Form


 

Regular BID - SMCCVB BID Return Form


 

Regular TOT - 12% TOT Tax Return Form


 

Regular TOT - 30 Days TOT Exemption Form

 

Regular TOT - Federal Employee TOT Exemption Form.pdf

 

TOT Refund Claim Form

 

Vacation Home - 12% Tax Return Form

 

Vacation Home - 30 Days TOT Exemption Form

 

Vacation Home - Federal Employee TOT Exemption Form

 

Vacation Home - New TOT Certificate Application

 

Vacation Home - Rental Advertising Summary By Property

 

Vacation Home - TOT Forms Instructions

 

 

 

PLANNING DIVISION
Planning Permit Application Planning Division general application form for a Coastal Development Permit and other entitlements




2014 Measure D Residential Application Packet
Information packet and application form to be used when applying for a current year Measure D residential building allocation




2014 Measure D Subdivision Application Packet
Information packet and application form to be used when applying for  current year Measure Ds for a new residential subdivision




Mobile Vendor Application Form
Permit to allow the sale of food or the offering of services in a mobile vending vehicle in compliance with the City’s Mobile Vendor Ordinance




- Mobile Food and Mobile Vendor Guidelines

A guide to the process required to obtain a mobile vendor or mobile food vendor permit




Appeal Form
To be used to appeal a decision by the Planning Director or the Planning Commission




Pumpkin Festival Outdoor Sales Application

Permit to allow the outdoor sale and display of merchandise on private property during the annual Pumpkin Festival weekend





Required Information for Residential Projects
Additional information necessary for a complete application




Required Information For Commercial Projects
Additional information necessary for a complete application




Tree Removal Application

Permit to allow the removal of a heritage tree or a significant stand of trees on private property to be removed at the owner’s expense





Sign Permit
Permit to allow the display of outdoor signage on commercial or industrial property in compliance with the City’s Sign Ordinance




Sound Amplification Permit Application

Permit to allow the amplification of sound generally associated with either a one-time or an ongoing special event



 Outdoor Water Efficiency Checklist

Checklist required to be submitted for compliance with the City's Water Conservation in Landscaping Regulations (Chapter 13.04)
PUBLIC WORKS
Application for Public Works  

This form is for Encroachment Permit, Grading Permit, Tree Removal/Trimming Permit and Site Improvement Permit.  The application is required for all construction in the City right of way (e.g. City streets and sidewalk).  Grading permit is for projects involving the earth moving or hauling of 50 cubic yards or more.



MISCELLANEOUS FORMS
HMB Film Application - 2014

Information for review and approval of filming/photo shoot within City limits - $225/Day



Liability Claim Form
If you are seeking relief in the form of personal or property damages


Request for Public Records
A request for records from any City department
Sound Amplification Permit 

Permit to allow the amplification of sound generally associated with either a one-time or an ongoing special event - $141.00



Special Event Permit

Information for review and approval of a special event on City property - $191.00



Violation Complaint Form
Informing the City of a code violation within City needing attention


Willing to Serve Form

Apply for a position on a City Council, Planning Commission or Recreation Committee



RECREATION AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS
Adopt A Park, Trail or Beach

Groups/individuals wanting to adopt a park, trail or City beach within City limits