Stucco & Siding Replacement

Stucco and siding are applied to outdoor surfaces of buildings. The need for replacement or repair can be due to age, weather, dry rot, aesthetics choices, or other concerns.

Date Posted: August 16th, 2020 @ 4:38 PM
Last Updated: March 25th, 2022 @ 4:55 PM

When Is a Permit Required?

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A Building Permit and Zoning Review are required to replace or repair stucco and siding.

Who Can Be Issued a Permit?

  1. Contractors who are licensed by the State of California with a classification appropriate for the work that will be performed and have a current Business Tax Certificate.
  2. Owners of a building or their legal representative.

How to Apply

Be prepared to provide the following:
  • Completed Building Permit Application
  • Construction plans (as applicable depending on the scope of the project)


Ready to get started? First, make sure you are registered and activated at our Online Permit Center. For instructions, please visit our Planning & Building Video Tutorials webpage.


Once we receive your application and have created it in our system, we will review your application. If your plans require corrections or if we need further information, we will contact you. For the latest processing estimates, please see our Average Permit Processing Turnaround Times webpage.


Call (510) 238-3891 or find quick answers through our Permit Questions Portal. You may also schedule an appointment with Permit Counter staff during open hours.

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