Building & Safety


The Building and Safety CityTech portal is back!

Please use your existing login and password, or create an account HERE.

Walk-in hours continue to be 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays. Afternoons are reserved for appointments only. Time slots can be requested for 1:00, 2:00, or 3:00 p.m. as available. Apply Online BannerOnline 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 Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Walk-Up Service (No Appointments Required)

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Appointments Only

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. : Virtual Hours: Phone/Online Services Only 

For an appointment call (805) 517-6200

 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.