OnLine Records Search


 This ePermits database link accesses the City's permit, projects and Code Enforcement case records dating from approximately 2000 until present, as well as real-time status of current plan reviews, code enforcement, and field inspections.

In the Permits box select Search to access the permits database. Important Note: When entering an address, do not include the second part of the street name. For example, if the address is 922 Machin Avenue, enter 922 Machin, without Avenue, for best results.


Permit records, prior to 2000, may be available on microfiche or in our scanned documents database, available at the City of Novato Community Development office at 922 Machin Avenue. Office hours for this research are 9 am - 5 pm, Monday through Thursday. We are closed for lunch from 1 -2 PM and City offices are closed on Friday and on selected holidays. Please consult our calendar before coming in.

Click here to access the ePermits database. See Important Note above.

The links below provide basic information on building permits for the current year, by month, in pdf format, but does not contain plans or other documents. 

October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
 July 2015
 June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014

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