Brochures & Informational Handouts

Holiday Closure Reminder and New Code Adoption

Please note: The Building Division will be closed for the Holidays from 12/23/22 to 1/2/23. We will return to the office on Tuesday, 1/3/22.

New Code Adoption: Beginning 1/1/23 the City is required to enforce the 2022 Edition of the California Building Standards Code. We highly encourage applicants to send in their permit package no later than 12/16/22 to allow for adequate processing time before the holiday closure. 

  1. Daly City Building Code - Amendments to the California Codes
  2. Daly City Building Code - Amendments Related to Added Definitions *new*
  3. Daly City Building Code - Amendments Related to R302.2 Exterior Walls  *new*
  4. The Building Codes
  5. Certificates of Occupancy (PDF)
  6. Construction and Demolition (C&D) Information Brochure 
  7. Deck: a Guide to Preparing Plans for a Wood Frame (PDF)
  8. Electrical Installation of Residential Services (PDF) (references 2017 California Electrical Code)
  9. Fences and Retaining Walls (PDF)
  10. Inspections on Building Construction Projects in Daly City, Guidelines for Scheduling (PDF)
  11. Is a Permit Required? (PDF)
  12. Public Facility Fees (PDF)
  13. Security Bars, Residential, Grills, Doors, Stairs, Exiting, and Smoke Detectors (PDF)
  14. Roofing Permit and Inspection Requirements (PDF)
  15. Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) - New Construction and Legalization of Existing Secondary Units (PDF)
  16. Spark Arrester Requirements
  17. Stairs, Landings, Handrails, Guardrails (Single-Family Residential) (PDF)
  18. Tenant Improvement, Guide to Commercial (PDF)
  19. Water Heaters (PDF)
  20. Window Requirements, Egress, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms (PDF)
  21. Code Enforcement Procedures and Fees
  22. Kitchen Remodeling (PDF)
  23. Construction and Demolition (C&D) Recycling Program
  24. Sewer Line Replacement (PDF)
  25. Alternate One Hour Floor/Ceiling Assembly - 49 STC Rating (for Accessory Dwelling Unit) (PDF)
  26. Alternate One Hour Floor/Ceiling Assembly - 50 STC Rating (PDF)
  27. Entry Porch Enclosure (PDF)
  28. Braced Wall Details (PDF)
  29. 2019 California Residential Mandatory Measures (PDF)