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Main: (714) 536-5241
Fax: (714) 374-1647
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(Closed 12:00 N to 1:00 pm daily)

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Community Development Public Counter Appointments

The Building & Planning Division public counters will be open starting Monday, June 22, 2020 for visits by appointment only.  Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a lunch closure between 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.

To begin scheduling your appointment, Click Here.     



Individuals visiting City Hall can expect to observe the following guidelines:

Appointment Information:

We ask for patience from customers while we are adjusting to this new process. We look forward to seeing you!


For electronic submittal of permits and plans, please see instructions below;

Residential Express Permit Instructions

For over the counter residential permits that do not require plans, please email your documents to [email protected]

Residential permits that are eligible for express include;
  • Reroofs, Stucco, and Siding Replacement
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Alterations
  • Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels without floor plan or structural changes
In order to expedite permit issuance, please include the following documents in your email;


For permits that require plan submittal, please see Electronic Plan Submittal Instructions and Paper Submittal Process Below.


Paper Submittal Process

Please follow instructions below for Paper Submittal and Process Instructions;


To find out about the City’s response to the novel coronavirus, please visit the City’s dedicated website regarding COVID-19 for the most updated information:




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Did you know?

Think you may have or know of a Code Enforcement violation? You can now submit a Code Enforcement Investigation Request online!

Electronic Plan Submission Portal

Click here for the Huntington Beach Plan Submission Portal

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