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The Building Division processes and issues required building and engineering permits, and engaging in inspection of buildings, properties, and facilities to ensure compliance with the California Building Standards, the Half Moon Bay Municipal Code, and other federal, state, and local requirements.

To help protect the health and safety of the community, the Building Division enforces regulations related to building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations; accessibility; and energy compliance. In the event of an emergency or disaster, it is also the Division's responsibility to perform damage assessments of all structures. Click here for more detailed information about applying for a permit.