Community Planning & Building
The Community Planning and Building Department includes the Planning, Building, and Code Compliance Divisions and is responsible for preserving community character while fostering a vibrant community and a high quality of life for its residents, businesses, and visitors.
Note that the City Hall offices will be closed from 12/22/2023 - 1/2/2024. Application processing will resume in the new year.
To submit a permit application, please visit our permit application portal.
Check Out the New Housing Website – H.O.M.E. Carmel
The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea has digitized and provides electronic permit history for parcels within its jurisdiction. These plans and permit information are publicly available for homeowners or residents interested in Carmel’s history.
For instructions on how to use this system, please click here.
To access the GIS map and parcel information, click here.