Welcome to the online permits portal

Within this portal we are providing the public, business owners and contractors with

the ability to search and view current permits, planning and business license record information, schedule building inspections, and check building permit review status.

To apply for a building permit please visit our website to fill out an application www.cityofsantacruz.com/building

To check your building permit plan review status please login above

with your City issued username & password. 

If you need a City issued username & password to check the status of your permit, please email permits@cityofsantacruz.com requesting an eTRAKiT login. Please include the following:

- Name

- Permit #

- Relationship to permit

- Email Address 

- Phone number 

- Company name (if applicable)

- CSLB License # (if applicable)

Please note any active construction sites or facilities must be in compliance with the County Health Order which includes Social Distancing Protocols and Construction Site requirements. Please refer to our website for more information about the requirements of your site at www.cityofsantacruz.com/building

Anonymous User: No log-in required for general searches
Public User: Log-in required to review and renew assigned items
Contractor (or design professional): Log-in required, email the Building & Safety Division for account setup
 permits@cityofsantacruz.com Check plan review status, view plan response letters, schedule inspections, and track inspection progress.  

Business Licenses: Please contact the Finance Department at: (831) 420-5070 or revenue@cityofsantacruz.com for technical support.

Please include your CSLB issued contractor's license number, company name, and requested password.

Please click on the area of interest to continue.