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Building permits in Palo Alto

Residential, commercial fixes

In these 55 Palo Alto building permits, residents add car chargers and remodel kitchens and bathrooms, as businesses, such as Lytton Gardens, upgrade electrical systems and make gas leak repairs. Scan the rest of the building permits to learn more about what's happening in your neighborhood.

1160 Channing Ave. install Level 2 Tesla charger and upgrade main panel from 100 amps to 200 amps in the same location, $n/a

800 High St., Unit #118 expand scope of work to include kitchen remodel, replace counters and cabinet tops, $n/a

3500 Deer Creek Road relocate two sets equipment at 26 lower, $24,000

1008 Amarillo Ave. residential service upgrade from 100 amps to 125 amps in the same location because of unsafe conditions, $n/a

1117 California Ave. commercial sewer line replacement, trenchless, no work in the public row, $n/a

274 Tennessee Lane remove two windows from scope and add three skylights, adding shower to bathroom, change beam design in living room area, change to strong wall, $n/a

809 Cowper St. remodel of second floor unit: work includes kitchen and bathroom remodel, revise lighting, replace windows, $20,000

150 University Ave. Amber Dhara: red-tagged gas leak repair, $n/a

437 Webster St. Lytton Gardens: electrical service upgrade, relocate existing electric meter and new vault, $200,000

1810 Embarcadero Road landlord improvement of common area bathroom core on the first floor, $105,000

842 Guinda St. furnace replacement in the same location, $n/a

180 Walter Hays Drive remodel three bathrooms within the existing footprint, $18,117

941 Webster St., Unit 680 front half of Building 4, Unit 680: re-roof, $6,467

3672 Evergreen Drive copper re-pipe of first floor and in crawl space, $n/a

477 Everett Ave. garage re-roof, $4,270

152 Ferne Court remodel two bathrooms, $8,000

2590 Ross Road furnace replacement same location, $n/a

2500 El Camino Real install 36 solar water collectors on roof and install solar storage tank in mechanical room, $n/a

3204 Greer Road swap plumbing in new restroom, $n/a

2083 and 2087 El Camino Real service upgrade to 100 amps for each unit, $n/a

423 Chaucer St. remove/replace water heater, $n/a

2108 Bellview Drive remodel, includes kitchen relocation, new bedroom, dining and family room, $74,000

941 Webster St., Unit 688 front half of Building 4, Unit 688: re-roof, $6,467

2600 E. Bayshore Road re-roof, $43,000

75 Tulip Lane re-roof, $13,545

116 Monroe Drive re-roof and replace gutters, $14,248

120 Park Ave. replace furnace in basement and all new ductwork, $n/a

2718 Gaspar Court replace furnace, $n/a

580 Newell Road installation of a gas insert and add an outlet, $n/a

4059 Wilkie Way new furnace in the attic and eight duct outlets, $n/a

939 Celia Drive re-roof, $7,434

1063 Embarcadero Road single-story addition to single-family home and complete remodel, $229,898

347 Ramona St. omit center of building footing and omit pad footing from scope of work, change footings from T-footing to L-footing and new helical piers, $n/a

1063 Embarcadero Road temporary power, $n/a

920 Hamilton Ave. garage re-roof, remove existing canopy and replace with open pergola attached to garage, $30,000

1856 Ash St. condo kitchen remodel, $9,000

1850 Fulton St. install Level 2 EVSE on side garage, $n/a

264 Scripps Court installation of a gas insert and add an outlet, $n/a

463 Lytton Ave., Apt. C re-roof, $4,527

500 University Ave. revised structural beam design for less deflection, $n/a

382 Curtner Ave. inspect lighting transformers and wiring before they are covered with a clear plastic, straightening and reattaching roof vents, repair roof corners, $1,250

619 Tennyson Ave. spot repair sewer, $n/a

1447 Byron St. framing change to one wall and truss calculations deferred submittal, $n/a

755 Page Mill Road, A Morrison & Foerster: electrical for illuminated sign, $n/a

2246 Saint Francis Drive remodel, includes conversion of bedroom to entry and associated work, $25,000

261 Hamilton Ave., Suite #130 electrical for two illuminated signs, $n/a

875 La Para Ave. re-roof, $12,000

3059 Louis Road revise foundation to shift piers away from the property line and raise the height of the building by 18 inches, $n/a

456 Ferne Ave. dedicated gas line for firepit, $n/a

229 Hamilton Ave. use and occupancy and tenant improvement for Pace Gallery, $190,000

535 Ramona St. temporary service, includes work changed so the following will be under a separate permit: commercial electric service upgrade, 10 new subpanels and the removal of one existing exterior planter, $11,500

1270 Lincoln Ave. install tankless water heater in closet, $n/a

900 Varian Way add AC split system dedicated circuit, $n/a

1050 Page Mill Road tenant improvement for existing tenant, Machine Zone, on the first floor, consists of new partitions for conference rooms and storage rooms, $180,445

954 Roble Ridge residential EVSE: NEMA 14-50, $n/a


Palo Alto building permit information is sourced from the City of Palo Alto Planning & Community Environment Department.

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