Submittal Requirements

Building Permit Application building permit application completed and signed.

Owner-Builder Property Owner Package Owner/Builder building permit application if the property owner is acting as the general contractor and taking the permit out in their name.

Contractors Business License

Contractor's Business License  is required for contractors working within the City of Larkspur.  Contractors business license can be handled over-the-counter at permit submittal or  issuance.

Plan Check Deposit

(see Fee Page for more details)
  • Base permit fees paid upon submittal of application
  • Balance of fees paid upon issuance of permit


    Energy Forms (see Forms and Applications page)
    Related to "over the counter" window changes, water heater replacements, reroof and HVAC permits only


    Plans and Supporting Documentation  (detailed submittal checklists on Forms and Applications page)

    • 4 sets of stamped and signed plans are required for larger projects (digital signatures accepted).
    • Plan sheets are to be of equal size, minimum paper size 11" x 17".  Ideal plan size is 24" X 36".
    • Two sets of any reports such as Structural Calculations, Soils and Title 24 Energy Forms, etc. All reports to be stamped and signed by design professional (where appropriate).




    Local Ordinances and/or Other Regulations that Affect Construction
      School Fees:

      If your project adds 500 or more square feet School Facilities Fees will be assessed by the local school district office.

      School Districts within Larkspur's jurisdiction:

      • Larkspur Corte Madera School District -(415) 927-6960
      • Kentfield School District - (415) 925-2230
      • San Rafael School District - (415) 492-3239


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