In an effort to provide better services,
the City is now offering in-house Building and
Safety Services (i.e., building plan check, public works,
encroachment permits, etc.) through a private engineering firm.
Below is a list of office hours and over-the-counter services
that are provided:
Building/Housing Assistant (submitting plans and issuing
through Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 5:00
(only simple permits): 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 2:00
p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Plan Check (by appointment only)
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
For permit related questions or to make an
appointment with the building plan checker,
please contact Sylvia (email) at (626) 285-0488.
If you are
traveling a long distance to obtain building permits, it is
recommended that you call to ensure that someone is available to
Window Replacement: window replacement requires
Planning Department approval prior to issuance of building
permits. The Planning Department reviews proposed windows to
ensure they compliment the building style and are compatible
with any windows that are remaining. Please note that "flat
grids" are not permitted.
The following forms and applications are
available for your convenience:
Starting January 2, 2014, any new building plan check submittals
are required to follow the 2013 California Building Codes. The
following links will direct you to the International Code
Council's website, which has provided for free (read-only PDF
format) of the 2013 California Building Codes.
California Building Code
California Residential Building Code
2013 California Green Building Energy Code
For more information relating to building
plan check or building permits, please contact Sylvia (email)
at (626) 285-0488.
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