General email

All general questions related to the Building Department can be emailed to:

Resale Inspection Reports
Resale Inspections are required for residential properties located in Larkspur and the areas of the Greenbrae neighborhood that are in Larkspur. Click here for a List of City of Larkspur Streets

Resale inspections are conducted on Wednesdays on a first-come first serve basis starting at 9:00 a.m.

You can complete the resale inspection report application  and email to  You can pay by credit card over the phone.


The Building Department is responsible for enforcing the building, housing, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical codes of the city. The Department also:
  • Perform inspections to ensure that residential, commercial, and industrial construction is in compliance with applicable codes and ordinances
  • Issues building, plumbing, and electrical permits
  • Reviews all construction plans

Building Inspector Office Hours

The Building Inspector will be available at City Hall to review permits and answer questions every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. You may also call (415)927-5038 during his counter hour to ask questions over the phone. Permit submissions can made at any time the Building Department is open.

Inspections can be scheduled by calling (415)927-5033 or email

Public Works Office Hours

Public Works will hold counter hours at City Hall for questions on a first-come, first-served basis on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. You may call their office for additional assistance at (415) 927-5017.

Certified Access Specialist

The City of Larkspur utilizes a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) for disability access and American's with Disabilities Act (ADA) code inquiries. Please contact Daryl Phillips at Phillips Seabrook Associates at (707) 544-9500, for more information.