Building permits and Inspections

Construction plans

The Building Permit and Inspection Division is established for the purpose of providing minimum standards to safeguard life, safety, property, and the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, occupancy, use, location, and maintenance of all buildings and structures constructed within the Town of Sunnyvale. 

division purpose 

The primary activities of the Building Inspection Division are:

  • Plan review
  • Permit issuance
  • Public consultation
  • On-site inspections to verify compliance with the adopted codes.

The Building Inspection Division also works closely with the Planning Division, Engineering Division, Public Works Department, and the Fire Marshal’s Office to enhance the Town’s overall ability to better serve the citizens of Sunnyvale. 

online permit and Inspections 

For Online permit submitting and inspection requests please use our Home Portal.

Please contact Permit Technician Melinda Diaz for information on the process at (972) 203-4188.


The Town of Sunnyvale operates under the 2021 International Building codes and the 2020 National Electrical code with amendments.