Building Division
Main: (714) 536-5241
Fax: (714) 374-1647
Walk-in Hours:
Monday–Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Closed 12:00 N to 1:00 pm daily)

Building Division

To ensure the continued health and well-being of our customers and our employees, City Hall is closed to the public effective Monday, July 20th and until further notice. City staff will be available via telephone at (714) 536-5271 and email at [email protected].  Community Development services will continue to be offered remotely.  We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we strive to deliver great service while protecting the health of our customers, our staff, and the general public.  Although we will work to be as responsive as possible during this transition, please allow additional time for plan review, permit issuance and other Community Development Services.


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;

To apply for a Certificate of Occupancy, please fill out Certificate of Occupancy Application and submit through our Eprocess Portal.


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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