Planning and Building Permit Costs for a 686 Square Foot Master suite and Family Room Addition in San Mateo, CA

At New Avenue we have paid over 30 different types of permits to get residential projects approved.  These are “normal” projects too such as additions, remodels, restorations, accessory dwellings accessory structures and custom homes.

One of the architects who is a partner at New Avenue’s recently completed in depth research, design and permitting for the permits required for a new master suite and family room addition in San Mateo, CA.   Here are the final permit costs for that project.

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Planning/Zoning: For this project the initial deposit was paid and billed against at a rate of $144/hr: $3,894.0


Building Plan Check & Building Permit Issuance

Fees are based on square footage, construction cost and project type. We used a budget of $100,000 and an addition project.  $9,000.0


Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing:  $1500.0

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