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PERMITTED CONSTRUCTION HOURS

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays & Holidays: No construction allowed

REPORT UNPERMITTED CONSTRUCTION

To report unpermitted construction or construction outside of these hours, please contact Code Enforcement at (310) 973-3220.


INSPECTIONS

Work being conducted in conjunction with a permit must be inspected during the project to ensure compliance with codes and the approved plans.

COVID-19 CONSTRUCTION SITE GUIDELINES

To ensure the health and safety of all people working on construction job sites during the COVID-19 pandemic, the LA County Public Works Department has a set of guidelines to follow.


WHAT IS PLAN CHECK AND WHEN IS IT REQUIRED?

Plan Check is a review of plans, drawings, and documents by a Building Official for compliance with the building codes. An accurate and detailed set of plans, specifications and supporting documents is required for most construction projects. Plan check may be required before a permit can be issued.

The following work requires that the Building Plan Check Engineer review and approve building plans before any permits can be issued:

  • New buildings,
  • Installation and modification of solar power systems,
  • Additions to buildings,
  • Tenant Improvements,
  • Accessory Dwelling Units,
  • Decks, patios, fences over six feet, fireplaces, retaining walls, ADA striping and path of travel,
  • New and expanded Electrical systems and electrical panels over 400A (more info),
  • New and expanded Mechanical systems (more info),
  • New and expanded Plumbing systems (more info),
  • Changes to existing drainage and grading (more info),
  • Grading (more info),
  • Changes in occupancy,
  • Seismic Retrofits,
  • Replacement of windows or doors that are not the same size as the original.

REFERENCE INFORMATION

OFFICE HOURS

Monday - Thursday,
7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday - Sunday: Closed


HOURS FOR SPECIFIC SERVICES

Building Inspector Counter Hours:
The inspector is available over the phone Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Inspection Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Payments & Submittals:
Applications, payments, and submittals are accepted Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. via the drop-off bin.

Building Plan Check Engineer:
There are currently no over-the-counter services at this time. Call (310) 973-3236 for information about Building Plan Check services.

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