Fees & Payments
PBES accepts payment through our online payment portals or through our reception desk. All major credit cards are accepted, as well as debit cards and electronic check payments. Please note that a convenience fee of 2.32% is required by our payment processing vendor for all card payments and will show as a separate charge on your card statement. To avoid the cost of the card processing convenience fee, you may pay online with an electronic check (eCheck).
Online Payment Options:
Registered applicants will receive an email when payment or deposit is due, depending on the application type please use one of our following portals. *Please note, for applications not submitted directly through the OPC, our staff may need to “associate” your OPC User ID and your record number or make payment with the reception desk. Contact the PBES Department in relation to your permit to complete.
Online Payment Portal:*
Building Permit Application Fees
Water Well Permit Application Fees
Fire Permit Application Fees
Online Payment Portal**
Planning Application Deposits
Engineering Application Deposits
Digital Health System (DHD) Invoice Payments
** Please note: you must have a valid record number or invoice number so that we can apply your payment properly. Launch our Payment Portal to get started and select your payment type from the dropdown menu and following the steps to complete your payment. Payments will post to the record in 1-2 business days.
For checks being mailed in, please write the record or invoice number on the memo line.
Current Fee Schedule
Planning, Building and Environmental Services (PBES) fees are based on the Board of Supervisors' resolution that was passed on May 21, 2019, which became effective as of Sunday, July 21, 2019. The General Plan Surcharge has increased to 3.3% of the permitting fees.