Building & Safety

Building and Safety is a division of the Community Development Department and performs the following services for the Fremont community.

Plans and Permits

The Plans and Permits team processes permits, reviews plans, and issues permits for construction projects within the City of Fremont. Plans and permit applications can be submitted via email or in person at the Development Services Center.


Building Inspection

Inspections are performed to ensure that each construction project is in compliance with the approved plans, specifications, and codes. Inspections are required for all building permits and can be scheduled by calling 510-494-4885.
Code Enforcement
The Code Enforcement team enhances safety within the community and protects property values. Residents can report issues like blighted properties, dangerous buildings, and unsanitary homes. Complaints can be submitted online or by calling 510-494-4430.


Tell Us How We Are Doing!

We are continually trying to improve our services. If you obtained a permit within the last year, please take a moment to complete our quick online survey. Thank you!