Orange County Building Permits (California)

Search for Orange County, CA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Orange County, CA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Orange County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Orange County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Orange County building permit. Orange County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Orange County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Aliso Viejo Planning Department Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2525

Anaheim Building Department Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5153

Anaheim Planning and Zoning Department Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5139

Brea City Building Department, Planning Zoning and Permits Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7669

Brea City Planning Department Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7686

Buena Park Planning Department Buena Park CA 6650 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3611

California State Permits Santa Ana CA 28 Civic Center Plaza 92701 714-834-3379

Costa Mesa Permits Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5273

Costa Mesa Planning Department Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5613

Cypress Zoning Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6720

Dana Point Planning Department Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3564

Fountain Valley Zoning Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Ave 92708 714-593-4425

Fullerton Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6540

Garden Grove Permits Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5307

Garden Grove Zoning Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5312

Huntington Beach Building Department Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5271

Irvine City Permits Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6233

Laguna Hills Planning Department Laguna Hills CA 24035 El Toro Road 92653 949-707-2670

Lake Forest Zoning Lake Forest CA 25550 Commercentre Drive 92630 949-461-3472

Mission Viejo Zoning Mission Viejo CA 200 Civic Center 92691 949-470-3053


Town and City Halls in Orange County, CA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Orange County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Orange County, California. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Orange County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Aliso Viejo City Hall Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2500

Anaheim City Hall Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5100

Brea City Hall Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7600

Buena Park City Hall Buena Park CA 6650 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3500

Costa Mesa City Hall Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5106

Cypress City Hall Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6700

Dana Point City Hall Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3500

Fountain Valley City Hall Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4410

Fullerton City Hall Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6300

Garden Grove City Hall Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Pkwy 92840 714-741-5000

Huntington Beach City Hall Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5486

Irvine City Hall Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6000

La Habra City Hall La Habra CA 201 East La Habra Boulevard 90631 562-905-9700

La Palma City Hall La Palma CA 7822 Walker St 90623 714-690-3300

Laguna Beach City Hall Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-3311

Laguna Niguel City Hall Laguna Niguel CA 30111 Crown Valley Parkway 92677 949-362-4300

Laguna Woods City Hall Laguna Woods CA 24264 El Toro Road 92637 949-639-0500

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest CA 25550 Commercentre Drive 92630 949-467-3418

Los Alamitos City Hall Los Alamitos CA 3191 Katella Avenue 90720 562-431-3538

Mission Viejo City Hall Mission Viejo CA 200 Civic Center 92691 949-470-3000


Code Enforcement Offices in Orange County, CA are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, Orange County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for Orange County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue Orange County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid Orange County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Aliso Viejo Code Enforcement Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2540

Anaheim City Code Enforcement Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5158

Brea City Code Enforcement Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7139

Costa Mesa City Code Enforcement Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5623

Cypress Code Enforcement Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6726

Fountain Valley Code Enforcement Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4444

Irvine City Code Enforcement Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6326

Laguna Hills Code Enforcement Laguna Hills CA 24035 El Toro Road 92653 949-707-2662

Lake Forest Code Enforcement Lake Forest CA 25550 Commercentre Drive 92630 949-461-3584


Building Inspectors in Orange County, CA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Orange County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Orange County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that an Orange County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Orange County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Orange County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Anaheim City Building Inspector Anaheim CA 201 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5161