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ePermits Available Online for Licensed Contractors

Currently, only licensed contractors may apply for certain permits online. ePermits are meant for simple projects or those that do not require plan review. Such permits will include, residential roofing, photo voltaic (PV) solar, and water heaters. All other permits are applied for and issued over-the-counter. 

We are currently in process of taking the following applications online using eTrakiT: 


Are you an Etrakit User?   

Within Etrakit, our online portal, we provide the ability to search and view current permits, planning and business license record information. public users, businesses, and contractors are able to use this system. 

 May apply for available ePermits, schedule inspections, cancel inspections, view plan check status online. Requires City issued log in. 
 May create a log in to view records and check permit status.

 Have questions about Etrakit?

Are you a Licensed Contractor and Want to Request a City Issued log in?

Feel free to call (831) 420-5417 or email.


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