Click to Home

Go To Search
Building and Safety
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, as well as strict adherence to ADA regulations and guidelines for construction of residential, commercial, and industrial developments.

*All addresses over 4000 or five digits long are not in the City of Placentia and are in unincorporated Orange County. Building permits for these addresses are issued by the County of Orange Development Services. (OC Development Services Website)

Building Division Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday - Sunday

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 - 6:00 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.

For a 2-hour time window of when your scheduled inspection will be, please call the Building Division at (714) 993-8124 after 8:30 AM on the day of your inspection. 

Counter Consultation
The Building Official and Building Inspector are happy to answer any questions at the counter. The hours to contact either the Building Official or Building Inspector are as follows:  

Building Inspector
Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Permit Fee Schedule:

Building, Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical Fee Schedule  (Approved 2018)

Mobile Home Information
For Mobile Home Permits, please contact the Department of Housing and Community Development.
3737 Main Street, Suite 400

Riverside, CA  92501
Phone:  (951) 782-4420
HCD Website

Review Previously Issued Building Permits
Often, someone wants to review if a Building Permit (including 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