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

240 Pasteur Drive New accessible ramps and sidewalk across the street in preparation of new building. $100,000

146 Walter Hays Drive Modify drain system/sewer system. No work in public right of way.

3120 Middlefield Road Residential sewer replacement 30 feet trenched; add new cleanouts at house and property line.

322 University Ave. Maum: use and occupancy and interior work for a 1.600 sf tenant space. Scope of work includes changing exterior door hardware and adding interior decorative screen wall (100 sf). No work in the kitchen. $24,000

144 Kellogg Ave. Demolish existing 1,200-sf single-family home.

270 Davenport Way Install new roof. $18,000

3761 Grove Ave. Residential re-roof; existing deck to remain. $10,000

144 Kellogg Ave. New 2-story single family residence (2,030sf) and basement (1220sf). $633,00

144 Kellogg Ave. Demolish detached carport (200sf)

144 Kellogg Ave. New detached garage (200sf) $10,000

328 Oxford Ave. Repair 4-inch sewer lateral from spot in front yard to the city clean out in planter trip.

645 Lytton Ave. Install four air-conditioning units for a four-unit apartment building

1750 Guinda St. Reroof main house. $17,890

240 Pasteur Drive Relocation of onsite utilities (water, sewer, electric, storm, fire) in preparation for construction of new building. Scope of work includes work in the public right of way. $100,000

2391 Sierra Court Temporary power

545 Washington Ave. Replace windows on 2nd floor. $ 2,000

450 Bryant St. Demolish single-story addition (2,600 sf) to the Avenidas building and interior non-structural demolition to the existing historic two-story building with basement (14,302 sf).

260 California Ave. Revision to add additional outdoor gas heater

3739 Middlefield Road Install electric vehicle charger on inside of garage

180 El Camino Real Pavillion 5 and site improvements associated with new shell commercial structures. $6,410,000

1211 Fulton St. Residential electric service upgrade to 200 amps.

856 Matadero Ave. New two-story residence, air-conditioning unit and tankless water heater. $600,000

1450 Page Mill Road Revision change from 125 amp over current device to 110 amps.

535 Ramona St. Tenant improvements for existing tenant "Nola's" (600 sf). Scope of work includes relocating scullery, relocate walk-in cooler, new rooftop exhaust fan, and tennis shop into oyster bar. $63,000

1482 Pitman Ave. Remodel bath (93 sf) scope of work includes infill window, relocate shower and remove two interior non-bearing walls. $22,500

972 N. California Ave. Install new roof. $24,870

4172 Donald Drive Furnace and air-conditioning replacement

3487 Janice Way Install two mini split systems.

180 El Camino Real New core shell for commercial structure (33,500sf). $2,970,000

929 Moreno Ave. Residential re-roof. $20,900

3178 Manchester Court Remove existing roof and install new one. $11,400

1733 Webster St. Install electric-vehicle charger on exterior wall of home

1178 Fife Ave. Temporary power pole.

940 Webster St. Re-rpof detached garage. $5,000

777 San Antonio Ave. Unit #43 Install two windows and two sliding doors. Retrofit. Tan color vinyl to match existing finish. $7,424

812 Seale Ave. Tear off existing shakes. Install composite shingles. $4,800

2711 Kipling St. Remove existing wood shake roof, install a radiant barrier sheathing, install all new roof jack vents and attic ventilation, install new gutters and downspouts, and install new roof. $18,200

2110 Hanover St. Residential bath remodel (80 sf). $18,000

355 Parkside Drive Residential re-roof. $23,500

1457 Hamilton Ave. Demolish existing single-family home (3240 sf w/ attached garage (638 sf)

123 Kellogg Ave. Revision includes changing the type of converter.

2395 Cowper St. Deferred submittal for hydronic system

180 El Camino Real #1050 Install two illuminated wall signs and one illuminated project sign inside the mall

133 Primrose Way Replace drain line and repipe under house from city's meter, install two-way cleanout, new water heater.

1655 Amherst Way Lot 37 side entry, side garage. New two-story single-family duplex area of habitable (2161 sf) , area of garage (457 sf), and area of porches (113 sf). $374,797

2580 Amherst St. Lot 35 side entry, side garage, New two-story single-family duplex, area of habitable (1843 sf), area of garage (568 sf), and area of porches (163 sf).$330,166

856 Matadero Ave. New 117 sf accessory structure with plumbing fixtures. $17,700

315 Homer Ave. Unite #401 Install level 2 electric vehicle charging equipment in garage

530 Lytton Ave. Owner improvements include stairway upgrade and new exterior doors. Convert trash room to office space (192sf). $144,500

1510 California Ave. Replacement of air-conditioning unit in backyard

541 Bryant St. Tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant "Ramen Nagi"; new bathrooms, scope of work includes gas and water meter upgrade. New exhaust duct. New rooftop equipment. Facade changes will be submitted after planning entitlement approval. $362,312

3000 El Camino Real Building 2 tenant improvements and use and occupancy for new tenant" White & Case, LLP" to occupy floors 7,8,9 (39873 sf). Scope of work interior only. New connecting stairs between floors. $5,792,011

475 Cambridge Ave. Revision modification for base plate for existing bollard.

3912 Grove Ave. Trench replacement sewer line front yard.

3688 South Court Residential sewer line replacment: 33-feet trenched; no work in the public right-of-way.

1051 Greenwood Ave. Replace 14 windows, kitchen remodel (300 sf), upgrade electrical to code. $100,000

170 Parkside Drive Replace two kitchen windows same size vinyl trim. $1,006

777 Embarcadero Road Commercial roofing; remove existing roofing system and reroof. $140,000

115 Everett Ave. Reroof. $5,000

3400 Hillview Ave., b4 Nest: interior non-structural demolition on the first and second floors (36,933 sf)

3181 Porter Drive Deferred submittal for tie-down anchors calculations

453 Maureen Ave. Install new roof. $11,400

240 University Ave. Commercial reroof. $18,186

3533 La Mata Way Temporary power

3494 Cowper St. Revision to change wood garage door to glass/aluminum

552 Palo Alto Ave. Bathroom remodel (36 sf). $8,000

490 California Ave. Landlord improvement to common corridor and restrooms. Change exterior doors and California street side landing to meet accessibility requirements. $139,662

190 Channing Ave. Revision for accessibility hardship since single occupancy toilet is too small.

1544 Walnut Drive Install Tesla powerwall energy storage system.

4351 Miller Ave. Install new air-conditioning mini split in the master bedroom, condenser in the patio

260 California Ave. Revision locating refrigeration condensing

3369 Louis Road Sewer line spot repair

1070 East Meadow Circle Install new roof. $168,000

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