COVID-19 UPDATE: The City of Walnut Creek is coordinating with Contra Costa Health Services, the local public health authority, on the developing COVID-19 pandemic. For local information, updates and resources about COVID-19 visit

Permits, Forms, & Fees

Applicants need to complete the appropriate forms, pay relevant fees, follow guidelines, and abide by City codes and ordinances.

Our new developments page includes information on major planning projects in the City that are approved or under construction. The page also includes the latest version of the Project Pipeline, which gives a quarterly status on new and pending project applications.

Application Forms / Submittal Guides (PDF)

New Home Occupation Permits - click to register and apply 

Other Application Forms (PDF)

Home Occupation/Home-based Business Permit Application
Temporary Activity Permit Application Form
Tree Removal Application Form
Seasonal Pumpkin & Tree Lot Application Form
Special Events Permit Application Form
Sidewalk Dining (Tables & Chairs) Permit Application