Building Permit Fees

The City of Larkspur Building Department fees, and other city fees, are updated annually on July 1st.

You can view the 23-24 fee schedule here

Larkspur's building permit fees are valuation-based. Therefore, the cost of the project, including design material, and labor (the value of labor must be accounted for even if the property owner is doing the work themselves) must be provided with the building permit application. 

The plan check fee is 65% of the summation of the base permit fee, mechanical, electrical and plumbing fees. A plan check fee for Title 24 energy compliance, Green Building, and Disabled Access Compliance (commercial only) may also be required.

If your project adds 500 or more square feet of habitable space a  School Impact Fee will be assessed by the local school district. This impact fee will need to be paid directly to the local school district office prior to permit issuance.

Fees can be accurately estimated on:

Fee Estimator in eTRAKiT

For questions or more information, please contact the Building Department at