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

118 Lowell Ave. New second dwelling unit with separate utilities metering 1,500sf with attached carport 200sf. $240,000

580 Arastradero Road, Apt. 104 Tan Plaza Continental. Kitchen and bathroom remodel, addition of washer/dryer, sub-panel replacement, and new mini-split system with condenser located on the balcony.

3201 Hillview Ave. Deferred electrical equipment anchorage.

3251 Hillview Ave. Deferred electrical equipment anchorage

475 Homer Ave. Deferred exterior work

1755 University Ave. Furnace and stove changed to electric

4172 Donald Drive Relocate window in master bath, revised shear wall location

600 Hansen Way Commercial boiler replacement

2661 Emerson St. Demolish carport (1 of 2 carports on parcel, left side)

2661 Emerson St. Demolish carport (2 of 2 carports on parcel, right side)

2661 Emerson St. Demolish single-family residence (1 of 2 houses on parcel, left side) 785 sf

2661 Emerson St. Demolish single-family residence (2 of 2 houses on parcel, right side) 780 sf

156 Lowell Ave. Install elevator to access second floor. $70,000

217 Alma St. Landlord improvements. Scope of work includes modification to interior partition walls. New wall to create new tenant space. New sub-panel, new trash enclosure, storefront modifications. New attached trash enclosure. Re-stripe parking. $62,000

2661 Emerson St. New house (2,949 sf), with attached garage (220 sf), basement (2,062 sf). $1,237,462

264 Fairfield Court New single-story second dwelling unit (899 sf) with attached garage (200 sf). Scope of work includes a tankless water heater. Applicant is requesting to have a separate gas and electric meter to serve the second unit. Electric revised to have a 400-amp service at the main house and a 200-amp sub-panel on the second dwelling unit. $160,000

1036 Cowper St. Re-roof existing tar and gravel and install new pvc single-ply white. $18,000

2311 Princeton St. Remove all tiles. Install 1/2" board onto entire roof surface. Install dual-ply tile underlayment. Install underlayment over low-sloped front entry . Install 1x2 redwood battens. Install original tile over entire front-facing roofs and rear of garage. Provide and install 32 additional feet of original ridge caps to match. Install Spanish tile over remaining roof facets. Install new double-laminated ridge caps on rear gable. $32,000

2959 Emerson St. Remove/replace gas water heater

1755 University Ave. Main house. Replace furnace in basement, install new air-conditioning.

1163 Guinda St. New addition (36.5 sf), deck (441.04 sf), new roof (175.48 sf), kitchen remodel (160 sf). $37,101

5061 Skyline Blvd. New single-story single-family home, 1,500sf with attached garage (232 sf). $272,068

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