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The City of Santa Ana Planning and Building Agency (PBA) is pleased to announce that Planning and Building project plans may now be submitted online for electronic plan (E-Plan) review. Below are the types of project plans being accepted for online submittal by each Division.
Planning Division Review
Please note that any projects requiring development project review, as specified in Section 41-668 of the Santa Ana Municipal Code, and/or Major Improvements to Historic Properties are currently not being accepted for E-Plan review. Please contact the Planning Division by phone (714) 647-5804 or by email at Planning@santa-ana.org if you are unsure if your project is eligible for a E-Plan review.
The following Tier 1 Projects are eligible for Planning E-Plan review and require review and approval by the Planning Division prior to submitting the project into the Building Safety Division E-Plan check review process. Tier 2 Projects are eligible for Planning and Building electronic concurrent plan check.
Please click here for Planning Division forms, applications, handouts, and fees.
Building Safety Plan Check Review
All projects that have completed the Planning Division Review process (Tier 1 projects listed above and projects that have completed the Development Project Review process) and the following Tier 2 Projects below are eligible for Planning and Building concurrent Plan Check.
Projects in FEMA Flood Zones that are substantial improvements are recommended to consult with Building staff prior to electronic submittal.
Grading Plan Check
For Grading Plan Check submittals, please visit the Public Works Electronic Plan Check Webpage.
Please Note: All electronic approved plans are required to have paper plans for inspections.