Building & Safety Department

Effective Monday, July 19, 2021

New Building/Permit Customer Counter Help Hours are by Appointment Only. 


Counter Hours:

Monday -Thursday

9:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m.  AND  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


To schedule an appointment please call our CUSTOMERCARE LINE at: 626-242-1666 or send an email to:

The Building and Safety Division is responsible for the enforcement of building standards to safeguard the following welfare to all building and structures through proper compliance with all provisions of the latest adopted Building Code:

  • Health
  • Life
  • Property
  • Public welfare
  • Safety


Other duties include:

  • Maintain a history of permit records for properties within the City
  • Provide direction to the general public and construction professionals as it relates to new building regulations and methods
  • Review of construction plans for compliance with the latest adopted California Building Code, City ordinances, state and federal laws

Adopted State Legislation AB 3002

Effective January 1, 2019, newly adopted state legislation AB 3002 shall apply to commercial applications.

This bill would additionally require the local jurisdiction issuing building permits for commercial construction or business licenses to make available a notice containing specified information regarding disability access. The bill would also require a local agency to provide the informational notice to an applicant for a commercial building permit or a business license.

Code Requirement & Project Applicability Resources

The following resources shall assist with code requirements and project applicability: