Real Estate

Building permits

 

Building permits are gathered periodically from the city of Palo Alto's website.

431 Waverley St. Existing firm American Express, tenant improvements (500sf) replace existing roofing system above existing room. Add heating, ventilation and air conditioning to the space. Minor interior finishes will be refreshed. No modifications to walls or doors. $100,000

940 Webster St. Residential re-roof, new plywood and composite shingle system. $15,000

290 El Dorado Ave. Demolish existing single-family residence (1,529 sf)

290 El Dorado Ave. Demolish detached garage (608 sf).

1621 Channing Ave. Bathroom remodel (42sf). $14,500

703 Josina Ave. Convert attached garage into living space.

707 Bryant St., Unit #203 Residential kitchen and bathroom remodel (49 sf). $10,000

149 California Ave. Unit #A308W Kitchen and bath remodel, including replacing cabinets. Replacing 4 windows (retrofit). $20,000

321 University Ave. Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "Servet Abi" scope of work includes removing interior partition wall. $5,000

710 Seale Ave. Gas leak repairs.

379 Lytton Ave. Electrical for illuminated wall sign.

267 California Ave. Additional details for the bracing of the demising wall.

797 Cereza Dr. Residential electric vehicle charging station installed in garage.

3427 Cork Oak Way Pool demolition (496 sf).

995 Los Robles Ave. Temporary power

537 Hamilton Ave. Install one dedicated quad receptacle in the IT room.

636 Webster St. Residential red-tagged gas leak. Replace gas line from the meter to both the front and rear houses.

3861 Corina Way Residential remodel includes redesign layout to redistribute space to create bedrooms and modify bathroom layout. New electrical throughout remodeled space. $58,212

3941 El Camino Real Replace water heaters in utility room

2360 Carmel Drive Relocation of electrical service.

731 Gailen Ave. Convert the existing den to a new bedroom (127sf) and bath (60sf) relocated washer/dryer and water heater to garage. Create new garage access door to hallway. $21,065

878 Miranda Green New gas line from meter to interior of house.

115 Embarcadero Road Residential reroof new plywood and new composite shingle system. $20,000

130 Lytton Ave. Complete remodel of entire 4-story building (44,183 sf) for existing tenant "A9". Two new condensing units on the roof. $6,725,000

855 Chimalus Drive New in-ground swimming pool and spa w/auto cover. $52,000

1119 Byron St. Tear off house roof and install fiberboard and 4-ply tar and gravel system. $8,500

171 East Meadow Drive Reroof house.

180 Parkside Drive Reroof. Install foam roofing and listed acrylic overcoat. $17,000

3921 Fabian Way Commercial two-story addition (4,920 sf) to existing building at the Jewish Life Center and add a second podium level above an existing sunken parking lot to be used as a playing field (35,100 sf). $6,500,000

999 Commercial St. Use and occupancy only for Applied Expert Systems, Inc. software development firm to occupy 500sf on 2nd floor, Suite #209.

1510 California Ave. Remodel existing pool and replace/relocate existing pool equipment. $51,140

542 High St. Interior structural demolition (1,000 sf) in preparation for Palantir tenant improvements. Includes demolition of mezzanine.

3428 Cowper St. Demolish existing house.

3428 Cowper St. New two-story residence (2280 sf), basement (1780 sf) with garage (223 sf). $740,000

563 Glenbrook Drive Partial pool demolition, two walls to remain.

598 Loma Verde Ave. Emergency repair gas leak to water heater.

110 East Charleston Road Updated structural for side wall and window .

555 Byron St. Residential 60-amp electric vehicle charger located in the underground parking garage for Unit 310.

555 Jefferson Drive Remove/replace gas water heater.

3331 Thomas Drive Residential sewer line replacement from house clean-out 24-feet trenched. All work on private property.

439 Hamilton Ave. Use and occupancy only for ground floor (2100 sf) dry cleaners.

905 Elsinore Ave. Roof mount photovoltaic panels.

245 Lytton Ave. Sand Hill Global Advisors: commercial tenant improvements to create separated space, electrical for updated lighting and audio visual equipment; mechanical to update heating and ventilation and air-conditioning system. Sprinkler and various finish work. $141,534

824 San Antonio Ave. Tenant improvements for an existing tenant Gwynniebee, Inc. New multi-stall toilets and relocate kitchen, second floor (402 sf). $45,000

2825 El Camino Real, Suite #150 Tenant improvement for existing firm Comcast, minor interior remodel only (1,000 sf). $44,180

2938 Ross Road Demolish single-family residence (1,190sf) with attached garage (400sf).

159 Seale Ave. Residential remodel of 2-story single-family residence. Scope of work includes replacement of windows and reconfiguration of sliding door on the first floor. Remodel of kitchen w/in existing footprint and second-floor master bath. Area of remodel 860 sf. Replace existing gas insert and extend gas line. $79,234

3375 Hillview Ave. Revision to clarify deferred items.

4104 Park Blvd. New first-floor addition (583 sf), remodel kitchen (223 sf), two bathrooms (125 sf), living room (314 sf), garage re-roof, upgrade to 200-amp electrical. $161,863

2062 Hanover St. Upgrade panel to 100 amps and move to front right corner side of the house.

728 Emerson St. Revised rooftop equipment location.

3876 Grove Ave. Residential bathroom remodel. Remove and replace tub, lighting, exhaust fan, toilet and vanity. No structural. $8,000

722 San Jude Ave. Replace water heater.

219 Ramona St. Reroof. $ 7,960

1451 Hamilton Ave. Residential remodel (972 sf). $92,130

1341 Stanford Ave. Upgrade panel to 100 amps and move 10 feet from original position.

731 Montrose Ave. Replace all 15 windows. $9,600.

620 Loma Verde Ave. 120 sf detached accessory structure with electrical and (2) plumbing fixtures. Not meant for habitation.

532 Channing Ave. Unit #302 Replace hallway 100amp subpanel

532 Channing Ave. #301 Replace hallway 100 amp subpanel

1001 Page Mill Road #3 Landlord improvement: remove and replace water-cooled chiller. $50,000

420 Adobe Place Replace 3 windows. $2,227

3280 South Court Residential single-story addition (152 sf), remodel (779 sf), and new covered porch (25 sf). Scope of work includes 200 amp electric service upgrade. $96,102

332 Forest Ave. Reroof with 6 squares composition class "a" repair leak. $5,000

532 Channing Ave. Unit #203 Replace hallway 100 amp subpanel

1543 Dana Ave. Revision to convert wood-burning fireplace to gas. Relocate water heater and move furnace to attic. Associated new gas plumbing and ductwork

532 Channing Ave. Unit #202 Replace hallway 100 amp subpanel

532 Channing Ave. Unit #201 Replace hallway 100amp subpanel

532 Channing Ave. Unit #103 Replace hallway 100amp subpanel

532 Channing Ave. Unit #303 Replace hallway 100 amp subpanel

532 Channing Ave. Unit #102 Replace hallway 100amp subpanel

854 Miranda Green Sewer replacement under house only no work in the public area

744 High St. Existing firm "IDEO" interior non-structural demolition (250sf) in preparation for office tenant improvement.

832 Warren Way Revision to include structural changes to both floors and updated Title 24 compliance.

529 Bryant St. Add another coating on the 450 sf roof deck and replace windows and doors at the roof deck. Stucco to be carefully removed, replaced, textured and repainted to match existing color and texture. Scope of work not to damage any original stonework on deck. $24,000

3421 Janice Way Temporary relocation of gas meter during construction. owner occupying house during construction, conditions permitting.

1482 Kings Lane Install one electric vehicle charger in garage.

787 East Charleston Road Install photovoltaic system

253 Fulton St. Remove/replace gas water heater

261 California Ave. Remove and replace 3 existing rooftop air-handling units.

7 Phillips Road Structural clarification: add scope window replacements. Open walls.

3401 Hillview Ave. Parking garage "G": replace light fixtures with LED on all levels. Light post head replacement on top level. $121,980

2391 Sierra Court Residential single-story addition (448sf) and remodel (535sf). Includes kitchen and bathroom remodel with new tankless and service upgrade to 200 amps. Reroof. $83,000

1680 Bryant St. Residential reroof and composite shingle (at pitched roof). For category 2 historic building. $11,200

2823 Kipling St. Service upgrade 200 amps

1100 Page Mill Road Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for tenant "Machine Zone" to occupy the entire 50,311 sf two-story building (building # 2). No exterior work, no landscaping. $4,800,000

3181 Porter Drive New 2-story commercial building (100,137sf) and (86,763 sf) below-grade parking. $4,000,000

3272 Fallen Leaf St. Install new level 2 electric vehicle charger.

4125 Amaranta Ave. New mini split heat pump mounted on roof.

3909 Park Blvd. Residential photovoltaic system

1428 Dana Ave. Residential remodel (423 sf). Scope of work includes enlarging one door on the first floor. $34,400

980 Middlefield Road Water main leak, replacement from backflow to main structure.

1480 Middlefield Road Residential re-roof detached garage. Tear off existing tar and gravel. Install new roof. $2,750

4074 Ben Lomond Drive Replace sewer line from property line to house

821 Richardson Court New one-story residence (2436 sf) with attached garage (496 sf). $600,000

930 Forest Ave. Photovoltaic 10kw residential roof-mounted solar photovoltaic with storage upgrade panel to 400amp.

578 Lowell Ave. Replace existing elevated deck (140 sf) and existing stairs (60 sf) to second floor. $7,886

195 Page Mill Road Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "eshares" 11,080 (suites 101 and 103) sf. Scope of work includes constructing open office area, meeting rooms, break rooms and storage area. $1,793,630

195 Page Mill Road Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "Wavefront" to occupy suite 102 on first floor (10,310 sf). Scope of work includes construction of office spaces and four conference rooms, breakroom, three private offices and six phone rooms, storage and server room, and large open office area. $1,668,982

608 Fulton St. New detached garage (228 sf). $11,081

1480 Middlefield Road Residential re-roof. Tear off existing tar and gravel. Install new roof. $14,000

2865 Park Blvd. "Park Plaza: new three-story mixed-use building with one level underground parking. Area of underground garage 104,000 sf. Commercial warm shell on the first floor (47,000 sf) and residential on the second and third floor (101,500 sf) 82 residential units. Permit originally issued for foundation only.

2250 Waverley St. Residential re-roof. Tear off existing wood shakes. Install new Class B cedar shake. $15,000

490 Kingsley Ave. New basement addition (1127sf) under existing house, remodel house (796 sf); 31sf addition to first floor, and 67sf covered porch addition. Total new conditioned floor area 1158sf. This permit to include site work only within 5 ft of main residence. Project is associated with tree removal and replacement. $450,000

2250 Waverley St. Residential re-roof detached garage. Tear off existing wood shakes. Install new Class B cedar shake. $5,000

749 DeSoto Drive Remodel existing pool, add new spa, new efficient equipment, pool deck. $34,750

180 Hamilton Ave. Electrical for two illuminated signs.

374 Stanford Ave. Residential reroof. $3,500

539 Jefferson Drive Residential reroof with new polyurethane foam. $18,000

180 El Camino Real Suite #119 New illuminated sign

1690 Channing Ave. Remove existing shake/wood roof; install new sheathing; install new asphalt shingles. $10,925

425 Alma St. Unit #109 Remodel kitchen and two bathrooms(210 sf). $16,500

290 El Dorado Ave. Revised location of staircase to below-grade patio

821 Richardson Court Deconstruction of single-family residence (1584 sf) with attached garage (462sf)

951 El Cajon Way Sewer line replacement approx 25 feet from wall to city meter.

880 Lincoln Ave. New addition to dining room (66 sf), remodel kitchen (150 sf), remodel dining and living rooms ((450 sf). $32,906

170 Hawthorne Ave. Revised structural connection basement to floor joist.

3894 Corina Way Residential sewer line spot repair on private property. Replace less than 10-feet of bad pipe.

152 Tennyson Ave. Residential bathroom remodel within footprint (60 sf) for hallway bathroom. $7,500

4226 Ponce Drive Sewer line spot repair

475 Cambridge Ave. Install photovoltaic canopy structure and associated photovoltaic system. Scope of work includes 3 dual-head electric vehicle chargers. $255,000

180 El Camino Real, Suite #359 Clarification anchorage for transformer and approval letter from electrical engineer.

3737 El Camino Real Use and occupancy only for "Instant Urgent Care," 1,788 sf on the ground floor.

275 Cambridge Ave. Commercial photovoltaic system canopy mount (990 modules) with three electric vehicle chargers. $879,477

432 High St. Unit #202 Residential kitchen and bath remodel; partition wall in kitchen. Updated electrical and various finishes. Scope of work includes replacement of 10 windows to match existing finishes. $107,612

500 University Ave. Interior layout changes 1620 Webster St. Roof height clarification as-built drawings to show compliance with daylight plane requirements.. Roof height increased by 2 inches

868 Boyce Ave. Residential air-conditioning unit on the roof.

1925 Embarcadero Road Adding a battery backup system.

1510 Emerson St. Remove part of shake roof and replace with radiant barrier and install new roof. $9,000

836 Clara Drive Revision to add three windows in side bathroom

3505 Middlefield Road Buildings A and C: remodel to existing "Peninsula Bible Church." Scope of work includes replacing exterior doors, infilling one window, adding new children's bathrooms and bringing existing restrooms up to accessibility compliance. Remove existing tile ceiling. $2,626,160

3611 Lupine Ave. Relocate gas meter and lighting clarification.

3084 Higgins Place Temporary power

3505 Middlefield Road Building D: remodel to existing "Peninsula Bible Church." Scope of work includes new interior walls, new lighting, electrical, and modifying mechanical. $425,000

1595 Mariposa Ave. Residential addition (67 sf) to front of house. $32,000

821 Richardson Court Temporary power pole

355 University Ave. Revision includes changes to the Florence Street sidewalk, exterior facade changes, interior finish, ceiling, and lighting changes.

836 Clara Drive Add new window (48x48) to front side bedroom. $800

339 Iris Way New detached garage (229 sf). $11,000

339 Iris Way New two-story single-family dwelling (2276 sf) with covered porches (446 sf). Scope of work includes two tankless water heaters. $400,000

255 Lambert Ave. Install new roof. $24,000

2450 West Bayshore Road, Unite #11 Remove and replace furnace.

919 Clara Drive New addition (263 sf), remodel existing house (463 sf). $95,605

996 Embarcadero Road Remove and replace furnace in attic and install air-conditioning unit

4107 Solana Drive Replace three windows on the first floor. $4,500

444 San Antonio Ave. Unit #3C Residential air-conditioning change out.

2706 Middlefield Road Use and occupancy Asian Box Palo Alto LLC.

2706 Middlefield Road Use and occupancy Asian Box Palo Alto LLC.

2245 Webster St. Remove and replace sewer line as well as drains under house

16 Churchill Ave. Kitchen and bathroom remodels (140 sf). $63,000

659 Tennyson Ave. Remodel existing two bathrooms (165 sf). $20,011

590 Ashton Ave. Emergency gas leak repair

775 Northampton Drive Remove existing shake roof; install new sheathing; install newasphalt shingles. $14,963

741 Ramona St. Dry-rot repair. 18 feet of 8" lap siding, 40 feet of 4" trim and 16 sf of cedar shake. All architectural features being replaced with matching color scheme. $200

2719 Greer Road Remove existing roof and install new four-layer built-up roof. $23,440

255 Homer Ave. Minor dry-rot and tree damage repairs. All architectural features being replaced with matching color scheme. $1,300

175 Island Drive Code enforcement water leak repair at master-bedroom window and water damage repair at bedroom balcony. $4,000

240 Pasteur Drive Demolish parking lot (35,000sf) in preparation for new building.

1087 Tanland Drive Apt. #104 Replace 125-amp subpanel

3751 El Centro St. New single-story single-family residence (1888sf) w/attached garage (225 sf) and basement (1747 sf). $669,351

3751 El Centro St. Demolish single-family residence (413 sf)

3751 El Centro St. Demolish detached garage (370sf)

1200 Page Mill Road Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for tenant "Machine Zone" to occupy the entire 76,548 sf two-story building (building # 3). No exterior work, no landscaping. $10,869,674

3641 Louis Road Changes to second-floor bedroom window to meet egress, reduction in height of bathroom window, change front door from 36 feet to 42 feet, reduction in height of windows above stairs.

4161 Alma St. Commercial dual-head electric vehicle charger.

4151 El Camino Real Unit #C Replace electrical sub panel inside the unit

3500 West Bayshore Road Install electrical for one illuminated sign

1801 Page Mill Road #110 Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "Squire Patton Boggs" first-floor (2535 sf) modification to interior partition walls. $325,000

3322 Cowper St. Install new gas log insert and fireplace insert and replace existing gas lines. Addition of electrical for insert.

2915 South Court Emergency gas leak repair

749 DeSoto Drive Revision to remove pantry in kitchen, structural plans, electrical, eliminate window in master bathroom, transom windows above doors in dinning and nook, fireplace and living and family rooms, replaced double sliding door with folding doors

3428 Cowper St. Temporary power pole

670 Hamilton Ave. Kitchen and bath remodel (150 sf) and new air-conditioning unit. $18,192

1001 Page Mill Road Building 4: tenant improvements and use and occupancy for a 15,000 sf "Sidley Austin, LLP" on the first floor. Scope of work includes new exterior door. $1,214,100

4141 Donald Drive Residential remodel (1340 sf). Scope of work reduced

215 Fulton St. Convert portion of existing porch to conditioned space (60 sf) remove basement stairwell (35 sf) install new cellar doors, . Remodel bathroom and convert closet to office. Scope of work includes reroofing entire house, reinforcing roof structure, replace 10 windows/doors. $52,194

263 California Ave. Tenant space for "Solid Electric" is being further reduced to 4,361 sf. Scope of work includes adding a demising wall to create an additional tenant space and adding an exterior door and hallway to the Solid Electric tenant space which is located in the rear of the building. Address assignment submitted to add address. $14,200

144 Kellogg Ave. Temporary power pole

180 El Camino Real, Suite #D122 Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "Guideboat." Scope of work includes replacement of existing storefront, new interior partitions. Replace 1 rooftop unit. $250,000

355 University Ave. Remove the note showing the existing slab to be removed. Existing slab to remain.

1449 University Ave. New detached one-car garage (364 sf) with a trellis (482 sf) between the house and garage. $30,005

787 East Charleston Road Revision service upgrade 225 amp panel

778 Moreno Ave. Residential reroof. $7,500

1661 Mariposa Ave. Sewer line replacement on property side via pipe burst.

700 Welch Road Seismic retrofit for main building, siding replacement. Office tenant improvements include mechanical, electrical and plumbing. New rooftop equipment. $5,000,000

3780 Wright Place Repipe house copper cold lines only

631 Keats Court Residential kitchen remodel including new cabinets, sink and faucet. No structural changes. $8,000

3385 Stockton Place Install new air-conditioning associated electrical.

739 Waverley St. Units 739 and 743 Replace gas line from meter.

4160 Byron St. Reroof home. $8,900

4170 Byron St. Reroof home. $8,900

3838 Nathan Way Add new addition in front (564 sf), remodel existing bedroom (60 sf); demolition permit may be required if shed is 120 sf. $96,049

3486 Murdoch Court Service upgrade 200 amps

1444 Edgewood Drive Revised panel layout and change in module type.

437 Lytton Ave. Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "Avidbank." New interior partition walls , offices, restrooms, and break room. 2800 sf. New rooftop unit. $210,675

628 Wellsbury Way Residential garage remodel includes replacing garage slab, new counter and replacing utility sink, new doors. $10,000

824 San Antonio Ave. Tenant improvements for existing tenant "Gwynniebee Inc." New multi-stall toilets and relocate kitchen. 2nd floor area of work 402 sf. $45,000

2825 El Camino Real Suite #150 Tenant improvement for existing firm "Comcast." 1000sf minor interior remodel only. $44,180

159 Seale Ave. Residential remodel of two-story single-family residence. Scope of work includes replacement of windows and reconfiguration of sliding door on the first floor. Remodel of kitchen w/in existing footprint and second floor master bath. Area of remodel 860 sf. Replace existing gas insert and extend gas line. $79,234

731 Montrose Ave. Replace all (15) windows in same opening. $9,600

2062 Hanover St. Upgrade panel to 100 amp and move to front right corner side of house.

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