Termite Repair

Termite activity can damage structures, including by causing drywall and flooring damage.

Date Posted: August 16th, 2020 @ 4:38 PM
Last Updated: August 24th, 2021 @ 2:05 PM

When Is a Permit Required?

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A Building Permit is required for Termite Repair.

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
  • Termite Report
  • Construction plans (as applicable)


Complete the following:

Once complete, e-mail your completed application form(s) and all associated plans and documents to permitInfo@oaklandca.gov or via our Digital Inbox for applications over 20MB.


Once we receive your application and have created it in our system, we will review your application. For projects not requiring plans, the process generally takes up to 3 weeks from the date we receive your application to the date when we issue your permit. Projects with plans generally take up to 6 weeks.


Call (510) 238-3891 or find quick answers through our Permit Questions Portal.

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