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The mission of the Building and Safety Program is to ensure public safety, health and welfare through the effective administration and enforcement of local ordinances and California Building Codes. We are responsible for ensuring that development projects are designed and constructed to comply with adopted code standards. We enforce building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical installations; accessibility; and energy compliance. In the event of an emergency or disaster, it is our responsibility to perform damage assessments of all structures.

Contact Information

Contact Information
The Building Division is located in City Hall at 501 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

For general information regarding building permits, building inspections, or building code questions, please call 650-712-5835 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Building Department Fax Number: 650-726-8261

Counter hours are:
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm