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Building and Safety
What the Division Does
The Building and Safety Division is charged with overseeing private construction for the purpose of protecting the safety of Placentia’s citizens. This is accomplished through implementation of building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, energy, and disabled access codes and laws for construction of residential, commercial, and industrial developments.

Building Division Hours
The Building and Safety Division is open from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. City Hall is closed every Friday. For more information, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124.  

Inspection Schedule
The City has modified its inspection schedule in accordance with current staffing schedules. Inspections can be scheduled for the following days and time:

Mondays - Thursdays: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

For a inspection request, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124. Inspection requests left on a voicemail are not confirmed until you receive a call back from the Building Division.

Click here for the Building, Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical Fee Schedule (Approved 2017)

Review Previously Issued Building Permits
Often, someone wants to review if a Building Permit (to include electrical, plumbing and mechanical) has been issued for a specific property.  Please check our online records by clicking here, first.  If you do not find the record you are searching for, or need additional information, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124.

Other Items
Click Here to see Building Permit Submittal
Click Here to see if your project is exempt from a building permit...
Click Here to see regulations regarding pulling a permit as an "Owner-Builder"
Click Here to see the Plan Check Flow Chart

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117