Residential Construction

The following detailed guidelines and application are to be used for all residential additions and new single family dwellings:

Smaller interior remodels for kitchens and bathrooms should use the guidelines and application below:

Residential Construction Hours

Per Ordinance No. 6.16.070, residential construction hours are restricted in the City of Los Altos. Please note allowable construction hours below:

  • Monday through Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Construction is not allowed on Sunday or City Observed Holidays (New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day).

Contact the Building Division at (650) 947-2752 with any questions.