Planning and Building
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Alternating Fridays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Public Counter Hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Public Counter Hours for Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: closed
About the Planning and Building Agency
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.
Learn more about development projects under review in Santa Ana.
Find out how to schedule a building or occupancy inspection.
Submit, resubmit, view history, and/or view status of your plan check application here.
Report barking dogs, stray animals, or other issues.
Find your neighborhood association and help your community.
Get access to zoning maps to see what is permitted and what isn't.
View our program guidelines on preserving historical buildings in the City of Santa Ana.
Find out the requirements for building a fence around your property
Planning and Building Board, Commission and Neighborhood Initiatives meetings.