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Construction Hours

Construction Hours in Burlingame
No person shall erect (including excavation and grading), demolish, alter or repair any building or structure other than between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on weekdays, and 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays, except in the case of urgent necessity in the interest of public health and safety, and then only with written approval from the building official, which approval shall be granted for a period not to exceed three (3) days for projects including structures with a gross floor area of less than 40,000 square feet; and when reasonable to accomplish the erection, demolition, alteration or repair, not to exceed twenty (20) days for projects including structures with a gross floor area of 40,000 square feet or greater. No person shall erect (including excavation and grading), demolish, alter or repair any building or structure on Sundays or on holidays. For the purpose of this section, holidays are the days set forth in Section 13.04.100 of the Burlingame Municipal Code and are defined as:

  • January 1
  • The third Monday in January
  • The third Monday in February
  • The last Monday in May
  • July 4
  • The first Monday in September
  • The second Monday in October
  • November 11
  • The fourth Thursday in November
  • December 25

Whenever a holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following is a holiday. Whenever a holiday falls on a Saturday, the Friday preceding is a holiday.

The restrictions stated in this section shall not apply to work that does not require a permit under any applicable law or regulation.

Sandblasting or similar external building cleaning shall be limited to 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and prohibited on holidays on such days.

Green Building
On January 1, 2017 the 2016 California Green Building Standards became effective. Mandatory Measures checklists must be submitted with a building permit application. Click here to learn more.