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Planning and Building


Planning and Building Agency
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Monday - Thursday: 8 AM to 5 PM
Alternating Fridays: 8 AM to 5 PM
Public Counter Hours: 8 AM to 1 PM

The Planning and Building Agency plays a critical role in achieving the City Council's goals for the physical development of the community. The agency's objective is to provide a safe, attractive, and business-friendly community through implementing state and local construction codes, as well as planning and regulating future land uses.

How can we help you?

Get some guidance on how to start a business and access necessary forms.

Find out how to schedule a building or occupancy inspection.

Report unpermitted construction or other code violations.

Report barking dogs, stray animals, or other issues.

Submit, resubmit, view history, and/or view status of your plan check application here.

Find your neighborhood association and help your community.

View our program guidelines on preserving historical buildings in the City of Santa Ana.

Get access to zoning maps to see what is permitted and what isn't.

Find out the requirements for building a fence around your property

Contact us if you need help or have any other questions.

Useful information

Please Call (714) 667-2260 for meeting status.

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Main Line – (714) 667-2700
Planning – (714) 647-5804
Building Safety – (714) 647-5800
Building Inspections – (714) 667-2738
Code Enforcement – (714) 667-2780

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