Welcome to the Permit Center e-TRAKiT

This site provides access to online Permit Center services, allowing you to complete many common tasks associated with your property, applications, permits and projects.

Express Residential Building Permits can be applied online. Permits available are Electrical Service Panel Upgrade, Furnace Replacement without A/C or duct repairs or additions under Mechanical, Water Heater Replacement in kind only under Plumbing and a Roof Permit.

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Alarm Permits: Residential & Businesses may apply for New, Annual Renewal and pay for your Belmont PD Alarm Permits.  Please contact  650-595-7400 for questions.

Tree removal permits associated with development entitlements (e.g., building permits, design reviews, variances, etc.) are issued by the Community Development Department. 

To apply for general property maintenance tree removal permits, which are issued by the Parks & Recreation Department, please apply for a new permit online. Upon receiving permit applications, the Parks & Recreation Department will contact the applicant to schedule a site visit. For questions regarding tree removal permits, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at (650) 595-7441 or parksrec@belmont.gov.

Inspection Scheduling is only available for Building permits
For Public Works - call 650-595-7425 For SMC Fire Department - call 650-522-7940

Property permit records are available for registered users online by “search permit” under Permits. Historical data prior to 2000 can be located by emailing Permit Center

Check out our How To....for instructions on the different features of eTRAKiT, including IVR, Contractor 

Registration, Inspection Scheduling, Fee Estimator & more. 


Contractor Login is Restricted to Contractors with valid licenses through the California State License Board.

New Contractors must register with "Setup an Account" above. Existing Contractors Registering for the 1st Time – Registration is not required, use the "Forgot Password" at top of screen. 

Existing Contractors Registering for the 1st Time
If you have done business in Belmont, an eTRAKiT contractor account already exists. If you are unable to get into your account, chances are there isn’t an email associated with it. Please email Permit Center The following information:

  1. Company Name
  2. CSLB Number
  3. Email address
  4. Phone Number
  5. Contact Name

If you have any problems creating your account, or resetting your password, please email Permit Center

To schedule an inspection online, you will be required to create a user account to view scheduled inspections, please check the daily inspection schedule