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 (see instructions). 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 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 will continue to provide inspection services. Please contact Code Enforcement 949-644-3215.