How do I submit a new application and/or simple permit?

As described in more detail on the Online services/New applications page, new applications may be submitted via the City’s Permit and Record Web Portal:  

  • Simple permits: Simple permits are classified as a reroof, water heater, electrical service upgrade, sewer etc. and require payment before the application is accepted, so please be sure you have entered the correct record type and have entered accurate information before paying fees and submitting.
  • All other permits: Any other request can be accommodated through a Building Pre-Application, which will be used to start the review process. Submittal of Building Pre-Applications does not require any fees to start, but fees will be charged when the pre-application is converted to a Building Permit.

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1. Are new permit applications being accepted?
2. How do I submit a new application and/or simple permit?
3. How do I submit plan check resubmittals or revisions to issued permits?
4. How do I pick up my permit?
5. Can I get an extension on my existing building permit application or my active permit due to the COVID-19 pandemic?
6. How can I schedule a building inspection?
7. Is it possible to schedule an over the counter review?
8. How can I request a certificate of final occupancy (CFO)?
9. How can I obtain a property record search?
10. Can I apply for a permit via fax?
11. How can I get my plans to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District for digital plan submittal?