Building Safety Division

Our Motto

Ensuring life-safety in the built environment

Mission Statement

Lake TowersTo promote and maintain life safety in the built environment in the City of Santa Ana through timely, ethical, collaborative and transparent processes to achieve compliance 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 also maintains construction records for all buildings in the City.

News and Highlights

Planning and Building Agency counters will be closed beginning Friday, December 21, 2018 from 12:00 PM thru January 1, 2019. Normal counter hours to resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Permits Counter

Plan Check

Inspections

Permit Application/Forms

Information about Permits

Miscellaneous Fees

 

 

Plan Review Process

Plan Check Submittal Requirements

City Standard Plans, details and Handouts

California Energy Efficiency

 

Online Inspection Scheduling

Inspection Results and History

Certificate of Occupancy Inspections

When to call for Inspections

Inspection FAQ's