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**Closure Notice: Thursday, May 2, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m**

The Development Services Center will be closed on Thursday, May 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. due to a staff event. Please keep this in mind when planning your visit. We appreciate your patience during this time.

Application for Building Permit

ADA Business Requirements

Building and Fire Codes
Find ordinances for building and fire codes, energy reach does, earthquake hazard reduction, and post-disaster situations

Building Code Handouts
Find codes for building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing

Building Permits
Find permit information related to building and construction

Electronic Plan Review


Plan Check Review
Learn more about submitting your projects and plans for review

Plan Review Schedule
Look up timetables for the plan review process

Residential Projects and Resources
Find everything you need to start your residential project
Accela Citizen Access
Introducing Citizen Access, the City of Fremont’s new online tool!

    • Look up permitting information on a specific property.
    • Check on the status of a permit.
    • Request a building inspection.
    • Submit a complaint to the City's Code Enforcement division.
    • Visit to get started.
    • Learn how to use Citizen Access with our User Guide.

Tell Us How We Are Doing!

We are continually trying to improve our services. If you were issued a permit within the last year, please take a moment to complete our brief survey. Thank you!