Building & Fire Prevention
City offices are temporarily closed due to COVID-19 State and County orders.
As of July 13, 2020, construction directives have changed. Click HERE for the Safety Protocols. Projects not following the Santa Clara County Construction Safety Protocols will have all inspections forfeited.
PLEASE NOTE: Non-PDF submittals will not be accepted.
Please email the Building Division with any questions, inquiries or applications, and a staff member will contact you. Due to recent changes to allow construction to resume, we are experiencing a high volume of emails. Thank you for your patience as we work to process
Effective Immediately: A service fee of 2% of the payment amount will be assessed on all credit card payments.
For detailed instructions on scheduling an inspection through the eTRAKiT system, download the user brochure (PDF).
Note: For users that get locked out of their contractor or public accounts, please create a new user account by selecting "Setup an Account" on the toolbar at the top of the page, then choose "Public Registration." You will then need to link your permits to your new account.
The Building Division is responsible for building code compliance activity related to structures and the enforcement of the Morgan Hill Municipal Code. All other code enforcement is handled by the Police Department.
Contractors State License Board
Visit the CSLB website for important information regarding hiring a contractor, or to verify if your contractor is licensed.
Chapter 8.28 of the Morgan Hill Municipal Code designates construction hours as:
- Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- No construction on Sundays or federal holidays