Pinole's Fees


City of Pinole Building Permit Fees
Permitting fees are adjusted annually. Current permitting fees are based on the Master Fee Schedule, in effect August 1, 2023 (adopted May 16, 2023). A permit is not valid until the required fees have been paid. In addition, outside permitting agencies may require collection of fees prior to permit issuance.

Fee Estimator (coming in Fall 2023!)
Rental Inspection Program Fee

Rental Inspection Program Fee

a) Base Fee (Covers Initial Inspection and First Reinspection)

  • i) Single Family Unit, Duplex Unit, or Triplex Unit $378
  • ii) Multi-Family Unit Including Hotel/Motel Unit $236

b) Reinspection Fee (only applicable if required)

i) 2nd Reinspection 20% of initial fee
ii) 3rd Reinspection 30% of initial fee
iii) 4th Reinspection 40% of initial fee

Balcony Inspection Program Fee
Balcony Inspection Program Fee $189
Section A: Fees for Commonly Requested and Minor Miscellaneous Building Permit Types
Section B: Permit Fee for New Buildings, Additions, Tenant Improvements, Residential Remodels, and Mechanical, Electrical, and/or Plumbing Permits Not Identified Elsewhere in Fee Schedule
Section C: Building Plan Review Fees
Section D: Other Fees
Development Impact Fees
Other Applicable Fees
West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Fee
The WCCUSD collects school facilities development fees for new residential, commercial and industrial construction, resulting in new assessable areas. Prior to the issuance of any building permit involving the development of a new assessable area, the City requires proof of School District review and when applicable a certificate of payment issued by the District to confirm that required District development fees have been paid. For questions about the school facilities development fees, please contact West Contra Unified School District by phone: 510-307-4540 or visit their office at 1400 Marina Way South in Richmond, CA 94804 or visit their website.                                  

Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program (STMP) Fee
STMP fees are collected by the City of Pinole on behalf of the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee (WCCTAC). STMP fees are updated annually and available online
West County Wastewater District (WCWD)
Some properties in Pinole are located in the WCWD. All sewer system and sewer lateral connections, installations, repairs, or replacements in the West County Wastewater District require a permit from WCWD before work can begin. The process and fees to obtain a permit varies depending on the type of customer. To apply for a permit or learn more about the process, visit the WCWD's sewer webpage.

Have a question? Email [email protected] or call (510) 222-6700.