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Building Safety Division


Building Safety Division
20 Civic Center Plaza
Ross Annex, M-20
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Public Counter Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesdays: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Alternating Fridays: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: closed

Promoting and maintaining safety

The City of Santa Ana wants to maintain and promote the safety of its residents through ethical, timely, and transparent processes to ensure its built environments are compiling with all local and state building codes.

The Building Safety Division is responsible for issuing; building, plumbing, heating/cooling, and electrical permits. This also includes reviewing plans and conducting inspections for the work allowed under these permits. It maintains construction records for all buildings in the city as well.

Public counter assistance and services will be handled by appointment only. You can also get assistance by phone, email, or via teleconference.

How can we help you?

Find out how to schedule a building or occupancy inspection.

Plan your visit to the Public Counter here.

Click here for a fast and easy way to get residential permits.

Search plan check status & permit history.

Get useful information on plan check submittals and resubmittals.

Find permit applications and the Certificate of Occupancy form here.

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