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Online Building Permit Submittal: 

Step 1: Create a user account 

Step 2: Upload application, plans and other documents 

Step 3: Building Division will contact you about next steps.  

E-mail questions to: 

Building and Safety is available at City Hall by phone, email and very limited appointments.  

Walk-in services are not available currently.

Limited appointments will be scheduled for permit issuance  between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m Monday - Friday.  For an appointment call (805) 517-6200

Please contact our staff before visiting City Hall. 
Virtual services may also be available via email and phone. Plans and other applications may be dropped off in our blue box, during regular business hours only. 

Covid Blue Box Building Planning


The Building and Safety Division, provided through contract services by Charles Abbott Associates, reviews plans and issues building permits for compliance with:

  • 2019 California Building Code
  • 2019 California Fire Code
  • 2019 California National Electric Code
  • 2019 California Plumbing Code
  • Various other building codes

Building Official

Renee Meriaux serves as the city´s building official. To schedule an appointment with her, please contact the Building and Safety permit technician by calling 805-517-6272.