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Permit Center

Now open for limited in-person services listed below.

Individuals Visiting City Hall Can Expect to Observe the Following Guidelines: 
  • If you are positive for COVID-19 or feel you have been exposed to the virus, please do not enter the building and reschedule your appointment.
  • If you have not been vaccinated, please wear a mask.
Appointment Information:
  • Limited services are available by appointment at this time. We encourage the use of our online and email services.
  • Customers must arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before their scheduled appointment. If customers arrive more than 5 minutes after their scheduled appointment start time may either schedule a new appointment or pull a ticket as walk-in customer (wait time may apply). Please consider travel and parking time.

  • For all in-person services, please be sure to have all required documents. The required documents will be listed in your appointment confirmation.

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Building & Safety

Our team of building safety experts works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the safety of our residents and businesses. In addition to making sure that buildings are in compliance with State and local building codes, we assist developers with new projects that meet our safety standards. That includes ensuring that buildings are structurally sound and have reliable fire prevention and suppression systems, as well as confirming properly installed and maintained electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems.

 
  • Permit Issuance (Express Permits Only)

    Development Services is accepting applications for Express Permits and other Permits for construction projects that do not need a plan check by email and in person. Examples of simple Express projects are water heater replacements, electrical service or heating upgrades, window replacements, re-roof, etc.


    Apply In Person

    Limited appointments are available Monday - Friday, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. In order to better serve our customers, we are limiting the number of appointments scheduled per applicant. For each appointment scheduled, a limit of two projects will be processed.

    To better service your express permit issuance appointment, your project must qualify as an Express Permit. See Information Bulletin IB-058 Express Permit Service a list of minor construction projects that qualify for this service.

    Please be sure to bring the following completed forms to your appointment:
    1.  Complete and sign one or more of the following construction permit application(s):

    If the scope of work is minor in nature and does not require a plan review, please use one or more of the express permit applications.  For more information on Express Permit, please refer to Information Bulletin IB-058 Express Permit Service.

    2.  Complete and sign the related permittee documents:

    Please be prepared to submit your permit applications, plans and construction documents as a DIGITAL PDF FILE ON A USB DEVICE.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact our Permit Center staff at 562-570-PMIT (7648).

  • Minor Building Plan Check/Re-Check

    The type of minor construction projects that qualifies for this service are minor additions or alterations to single-family dwellings, minor alterations to multi-family dwellings, or minor tenant improvements or alterations to nonresidential buildings with office or retail uses as determined by the Building Plan Check staff.  Please refer to Information Bulletin IB-002 Over-the-Counter Plan Check Service for examples of minor construction projects that MAY QUALIFY for this service and the agencies (Planning and Fire, as applicable) involved with the review.


    Apply In Person

    Appointments are available Monday - Friday, 8 am to 3 pm, excluding holidays, and on Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm.  In order to better serve our customers, we are limiting the number of appointments scheduled per applicant to one per day. For each appointment scheduled, we are limiting the number of projects that will be processed and reviewed to one per visit.

    To determine the type of minor construction projects that qualifies for this service, please refer to Information Bulletin IB-002 Over-the-Counter Plan Check Service. When scheduling your appointment, please complete the “Note” field by describing the scope of work for your minor construction project. Staff MAY contact you if they have questions regarding the scope of your minor construction project or to provide you with additional instruction in advance of the appointment.

    1.  Complete and sign the following construction permit application:

    2.  Complete and sign the related permittee documents:

    3.  Please be sure to bring the following construction documents to your appointment:

    • Construction Plans
    • Technical Reports (e.g., geotechnical or energy reports, if applicable)
    • Structural Calculations (if applicable)
    • Other Relevant Information (if applicable)

    To determine the type of information required on the construction documents or other type of technical documents, please visit Plan Review Services for additional instructions.

    Please be prepared to submit your permit applications, completed forms, construction documents and other related technical documents as a DIGITAL PDF FILE ON A USB DEVICE.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact our Permit Center staff at 562-570-PMIT (7648).

  • Minor Fire Plan Check/Re-Check

    The type of minor construction projects that qualifies for this service are minor alterations to multi-family dwellings, minor tenant improvements or alterations to nonresidential buildings with office or retail uses, or minor addition or alterations to fire sprinklers, alarms and/or hoods as determined by the Fire Plan Check staff.  Please refer to Information Bulletin IB-002 Over-the-Counter Plan Check Service for examples of minor construction projects that MAY QUALIFY for this service and the agencies (Building or Planning, as applicable) involved with the review.


    Apply In Person

    Appointments are available Monday - Friday, 8 am to 3 pm, excluding holidays, and on Wednesday from 9 am to 3 pm.  In order to better serve our customers, we are limiting the number of appointments scheduled per applicant to one per day. For each appointment scheduled, we are limiting the number of projects that will be processed and reviewed to one per visit.

    To determine the type of minor construction projects that qualifies for this service, please refer to Information Bulletin IB-002 Over-the-Counter Plan Check Service. When scheduling your appointment, please complete the “Note” field by describing the scope of work for your minor construction project. Staff MAY contact you if they have questions regarding the scope of your minor construction project or to provide you with additional instruction in advance of the appointment.

    1.  Complete and sign the following construction permit application:

    2.  Complete and sign the related permittee documents:

    3.  Please be sure to bring the following construction documents to your appointment:

    • Construction Plans
    • Technical Reports (if applicable)
    • Calculations (if applicable)

    To determine the type of information required on the construction documents or other type of technical documents, please visit Plan Review Services for additional instructions.

    Please be prepared to submit your permit applications, completed forms, construction documents and other related technical documents as a DIGITAL PDF FILE ON A USB DEVICE.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact our Permit Center staff at 562-570-PMIT (7648).