Building & Fire Prevention

City offices have been temporarily closed due to County of Santa Clara orders to Shelter in Place.   

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.

While City Hall is closed, the City of Morgan Hill is currently accepting applications Permit Application (PDF) via   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 the recent changes to allow construction to resume, we are experiencing a high volume of emails. Thank you for you patience as we work to process each request.

Inspection  Requests

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.

Code Compliance
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.

Construction Noise
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