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Apply for Re-Roofing or Insulation Certificate

Building owners may certify that their re-roofing and insulation projects meet safety and code requirements. Re-Roofing and Insulation Certificates are valid for 180 days after issuance.

Before you Start

Please review the eligibility criteria and certificate application process below.

PLEASE NOTE: A Re-Roofing Certificate is for a single structure only. For multiple structures, you must apply for separate Re-Roofing Certificates.

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.

What to Do

Certificate Requirements

How to Apply

  1. Step One: Apply for Certificate
    • Fill out all required form fields for the certificate, including a description of the work
    • Pay all required fee(s)
    • Once we receive your request, you'll receive an automated email with info on how to download the certificate, and instructions to upload the self-certified portion once work is completed
  2. Step Two: Complete Work

    Complete the re-roofing and/or insulation work, meeting all safety and code requirements*
    * NOTE:
    After the work is complete, there is no requirement for an inspection.

  3. Step Three: Finalize Certificate

    Fill out Section 2 and upload the completed certificate to your record in the Online Permit Center*
    * Please see the email sent from our department to find your certificate record number.

Need to Know


Call (510) 238-3606 or email us at RecordsInfo@oaklandca.gov.


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