Building Inspection Division

The Building Inspection Division reviews construction documents, issues building permits, and conducts inspections on most construction projects within the City of Newark.

Quick Access to our most requested items:

Permit Application



Additional Informational Brochures regarding; Construction, Permit Issuance and Code Requirements please select a topic from the following list:





Business License Information

A business license is required for individuals and companies doing business within the City of Newark. For information please visit the Business License page or call the City Cashier at 510-578-4310.



Location and Hours of Operation

37101 Newark Boulevard
Newark, CA  94560

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday & alternating Fridays
(permits will not be issued after 4:30pm)

Please note: City offices are closed every other Friday
***August closures are the 11th and 25th.***

Contact Information

Telephone: (510) 578-4261
Fax: (510) 578-4307

Division Head - Ray Collier, Chief Building Official and City Architect