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Building and Safety
The Building and Safety Division is charged with overseeing private construction for the purpose of protecting the safety of Placentia’s citizens. This is accomplished through implementation of building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, energy, as well as strict adherence to ADA regulations and guidelines for construction of residential, commercial, and industrial developments.

Building Division Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday - Sunday

For more information, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124.  

Inspection Schedule
The City has modified its inspection schedule in accordance with current staffing schedules. Inspections can be scheduled for the following days and time:

Mondays - Thursdays: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

For a inspection request, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124.
Inspection requests left on a voicemail are not confirmed until you receive a call back from the Building Division.

For a 2-hour time window of when your scheduled inspection will be, please call the Building Division after 8:30 AM on the day of your inspection. 

Counter Consultation
The Building Official and Building Inspector are happy to answer any questions at the counter. The hours to contact either the Building Official or Building Inspector are as follows:  

Building Official
7:30 AM - 11 AM, 12 PM - 3 PM
7:30 AM - 11 AM

Building Inspector
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Permit Fee Schedule:

Click here for the Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical Fee Schedule (Approved 2017)

Review Previously Issued Building Permits
Often, someone wants to review if a Building Permit (including electrical, plumbing and mechanical) has been issued for a specific property.  Please check our online records by clicking here, first.  If you do not find the record you are searching for, or need additional information, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124.

Other Items
Click Here to see Building Permit Submittal
Click Here to see if your project is exempt from a building permit...
Click Here to see regulations regarding pulling a permit as an "Owner-Builder"
Click Here to see the Plan Check Flow Chart

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117