Permit Center is Now Open

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PLEASE NOTE: Procedures on this page are subject to change. Please check back frequently.  

 

The Permit Center is now open to the public. All access will be limited to the Bay C entrance where customers can check in with staff prior to entry. For the safety of our staff and the public, the following requirements will be enforced:

 

  • Face masks / coverings are required

  • Members of the public will be limited to 3 customers in the Permit Center at a time. 

  • All social distancing of 6 feet should be adhered to at all times.

  • Service will be limited to 30 minutes per customer

  • Enter through Bay C and exit through Bay D

 
  Please expect delays as we ask for your patience and cooperation during these challenging times.       

 

What can we review in-person and over the counter? See here

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Alternative Submittal Options

Planning Services

Planning and Zoning information will be provided by telephone and email. Please call 949-644-3204 or your planner (for a roster, please follow this link). 

If you wish to file a planning application, please complete the APPLICATION and mail it with all supporting design plans, reports, title report, mailing labels for notices and a check for the appropriate fee by mail. Alternatively, you can drop off your application in a bin that will be located  outside the permit center at City Hall (Bay C).  Drop off times available Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Alternatively, you can upload your materials ELETRONICALLY HERE. A Planner will review your application and contact you for payment and application completeness.

Building Plan Check Applications

Obtaining information relating to plan check submittals, can be done by phone or email. Please call 949-718-1888, or contact direct from this link.

Plan check and planning submittals will be via EMAIL HERE for small tenant improvements, small projects or revisions ($100,000 in value).  

For new construction or larger projects ($100,001 or greater), you may drop off the plans in a bin located outside the permit center at City Hall (Bay C). Drop off times available Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  All submittal plans shall include all necessary documentations such as PLAN SUBMITTAL FORM, completed PERMIT APPLICATION, soil reports, structural calculations, energy calculations, Water Quality reports, etc.

For plan check fees , please contact the Permit Center at 949-718-1888 to obtain information regarding the required fees to be paid. Payments may be made over the phone with a credit card, or with a check.

Standard Plans can be found HERE.

Permit Issuance and Revisions

Permits may be submitted via  EMAIL HERE or fax 949-644-3250, provided it can be processed for payment authorization and signature by the contractor, or owner. Permits will be issued electronically. For new construction projects, appointments will be established to come to City Hall and pick up the approved set of plans. For minor permits such as reroof, window change out, EV charging stations, water heater replacement, we encourage applicants to utilize the iPERMIT system

For Permit fees, please contact the Permit Center at 949-718-1888 to obtain information regarding the required fees to be paid.  Payments may be made over the phone with a credit card, or with a check. 

Inspections

Inspections will continue. Please continue requesting online inspections here, or call for inspection at 949-644-3255. Inspectors are physically entering commercial buildings and new construction. Inspectors are not entering existing residential homes. For existing residential homes, we are utilizing all mobile technology such as FaceTime, Skype, and photos to conduct and complete the inspections remotely.

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement  will continue to provide inspection services. Please contact Code Enforcement 949-644-3215.