Real Estate

Building permits in Palo Alto

Six figures worth of remodels

In this crop of building permits, more than $410,000 went toward remodels, from kitchens to bathrooms. This figure does not include remodels that happened as part of larger projects, such as a new edition to a home. Scan the rest of the building permits to learn more about what's happening in your neighborhood.

1021 Cowper St. detached garage: add a strong wall and beam as garage door is changing from one sliding door to two sliding doors, $3,000

2926 South Court replace water heater, $n/a

533 Lytton Ave. Units 533-539: window replacement in all units, patio door replacement in three units, replace siding on south facing exterior wall, $48,000

650 Fairmede Ave. replace subpanel, $n/a

1426 Pitman Ave. 15-1399: field structural details and clarification, $n/a

1211 Cowper St. electrical work in kitchen, $n/a

855 El Camino Real, Building #2 space improvement, includes relocating structural support post, $2,700

4154 Park Blvd. install new aluminum patio cover with three lights, $10,940

3845 La Donna Ave. re-roof, $14,000

756 Chimalus Drive 15000-01531: change header size, $n/a

680 Fulton St. residential gas line repair, work to be done in public row, $n/a

791 Christine Drive re-roof, $19,000

183 Bryant St. bathroom remodel, includes new water heater, $40,000

930 Newell Road kitchen remodel, includes relocating kitchen island, $32,381

2560 Middlefield Road kitchen remodel, includes replacing cabinets, drywall and hood, $15,000

855 El Camino Real, Building #5 15000-01486: structural details for storage rack and structural detail for HVAC curb, $n/a

935 Ramona St. temporary power, $n/a

811 Gailen Ave. service upgrade to 200 amps, $n/a

220 Tennyson Ave. re-roof, $17,000

1570 Madrono Ave. re-roof, $16,675

1985 Louis Road commercial re-roof, $160,000

3124 Morris Drive re-roof, $21,500

2550 Hanover St. tenant improvement for existing firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, includes conference room expansion and office reconfiguration on first and second floor, $650,000

855 El Camino Real, Suite #4 use and occupancy and retail tenant improvement for Space.NK.apothecary retail firm to occupy at Unit 1C, $125,000

877 Northampton Drive re-roof, $3,500

710 Torreya Court re-roof, $24,900

2550 Hanover St. install dual Level 2 EVSE at parking lot for existing firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, $n/a

345 Forest Ave. add a gas line from the meter to the existing volume water heater, $n/a

900 Varian Way remodel, includes a new, larger window at living room area, $10,000

299 Ely Place re-roof, $23,900

160 Tasso St. residential water main replacement from meter in public row, $n/a

2592 Ramona St. re-roof, $18,522

4315 Miranda Ave. re-roof, $15,000

1911 Waverley St. residential roof-mounted PV system, $n/a

646 Fairmede Ave. residential arbor at the front of the house, $3,500

3450 Hillview Ave. voluntary seismic upgrade to equipment platform, $29,500

311 Everett Ave., Unit #B residential multifamily kitchen and bath remodel, $15,000

3070 Ramona St. single-story addition and remodel, $200,000

1721 Guinda St. bathroom and powder room remodel 92 sf, $22,000

3399 Waverley St. re-roof, $7,382

912 Forest Ave. new pool and solar hot water system, $52,000

291 Creekside Drive kitchen and bath remodel 90sf, $60,000

729 De Soto Drive kitchen and bathroom remodel, $24,256

2368 Santa Ana St. temporary power, $n/a

285 Hamilton Ave. install new 3-inch line from diversion tank to existing storm drain, $n/a

541 Patricia Lane re-roof, $41,500

2685 Emerson St. replace tank water heater, $n/a

2305 El Camino Real install three illuminated wall signs, $n/a

271 Lambert Ave. add ten push piers, $12,000

2865 Park Blvd. new pool and spa on third floor with associated piping and equipment, $101,000

795 El Camino Real 15000-01396: additional changes to make parking spaces accessible, $n/a

711 Torreya Court re-roof, $37,700

1868 Mark Twain St. residential roof-mounted PV system, $n/a

321 Kipling St. residential roof-mounted PV system and new subpanel, $n/a

2150 Waverley St. re-roof, $26,000

2666 Emerson St. replace tank water heater, $n/a

644 Seneca St. kitchen and master bath remodel, and electrical and lighting upgrades, $48,800

855 El Camino Real, Suite #4 15000-01719: revision to skylight framing, eliminate ceiling insulation, change to track lighting, change water heater, $n/a

836 Garland Drive single-story addition, rebuild and remodel, application extended until Oct. 23, 2015, $193,000

969 Matadero Ave. rain catchment system, $n/a

200 California Ave. use and occupancy and office tenant improvement Wildfire Exchange Inc. to occupy second floor, $45,000

655 Saint Claire Drive garage re-roof, $n/a

580 Georgia Ave. furnace replacement and relocation to the attic, and new AC unit in rear yard, $n/a

3121 Bandera Drive residential red-tagged gas line repair, $n/a

4030 Fabian St. Seaquest RX: use and occupancy, $n/a

3444 Cork Oak Way residential single-story addition, $83,000

721 Garland Drive re-roof, $n/a

3960 El Camino Real commercialsubpanel install, $n/a

2041 Alma St. kitchen and bath remodel, $24,000

2761 South Court replace water heater, $n/a

595 Bryson Ave. temporary power, $n/a

595 Bryson Ave. new two-story, single-family dwelling with attached garage and covered porches, $448,552

1082 Metro Circle single-story addition, master bathroom remodel, $64,114

466 Margarita Ave. new sewer line and cleanout, no work in the public right of way, $n/a

3845 Mumford Place 15000-00749: add new tankless water heater, $n/a

870 Hamilton Ave. red-tagged gas lines, gas test, no leak found, $n/a

3955 Bibbits Drive re-roof, $20,000

201 Hamilton Ave. tenant improvement for existing tenant Institute for the Future, new restrooms in existing basement, $79,535

3059 Louis Road house and garage demolition, $n/a

724 Cowper St. Apt. #720: furnace replacement, $n/a

2345 Saint Francis Drive re-roof, $9,490

1117 California Ave. commercial re-roof, $64,188

545 Madison Way bathroom remodel, $8,000

125 Hawthorne Ave. 125 and 127 Hawthorne Ave.: new two-story duplex with attached garage and trellis, $589,020

3059 Louis Road new two-story single-family residence with covered porch, $390,274

1820 Channing Ave. replace water lines under house, $n/a

850 Webster St. red-tagged gas line repair, $n/a

774 Montrose Ave. gas line repair: replace line from meter to water heater, $n/a

946 N. California Ave. residential roof-mounted PV system, $n/a

1050 Page Mill Road utility relocation includes relocating water, fire lines and sanitary sewer to the perimeter of the property, $250,000

2410 Ramona St. install Level 2 EVSE outside of house, $n/a

40 Crescent Drive install two NEMA 14-50 outlets, $n/a

3790 Redwood Circle repair gas leak, $n/a

750 Palo Alto Ave. install gray water system, $n/a

1745 Fulton St. garage re-roof, $n/a

423 University Ave.tenant improvement and use and occupancy for new tenant Crawfish Fusion, stop work order given on July 22 and July 28, 2015, $30,000

996 Embarcadero Road bathroom remodel and new walk-in closet in master bedroom, $25,000

3200 Middlefield Road replace wood siding with HardiePanel siding and Tamlyn aluminum trim, $24,900

580 Arastradero Road multifamily re-roof, $124,000

4202 Ruthelma Ave. replace furnace, $n/a

125 Hawthorne Ave. garage demo, $n/a

1141 Harker Ave. re-roof, $12,985

1240 Parkinson Ave. ground floor addition and remodel includes bathroom and kitchen remodels, restroom window modification on second floor, $200,000

2155 Greer Road kitchen and bath remodel and interior remodel, $153,051

125 Hawthorne Ave. house demolition, $n/a

369 Churchill Ave. install solar hot water system, $n/a

805 Los Trancos Road 16-foot-wide driveway bridge with a gross vehicle weight capacity of 75,000 pounds, construction includes minor grading to provide ramps at each abutment., $40,000

3781 Nathan Way replacing two windows and one door, $11,942

931 Celia Drive add AC dedicated line coil to furnace, $n/a

492 Tennyson Ave. bathroom remodel, $8,000

3510 La Mata Way residential roof-mounted PV system, $n/a


Palo Alto building permit information is sourced from the City of Palo Alto Planning & Community Environment Department.


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