A permit is required any time an owner or authorized agent intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, or to cause any such work to be done.

Permit technicians are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The permit center is located at the Building Department at City Hall, 401 W. Venice Avenue.



  • How long will my permit be valid?
  • Can I check the status of my permit application?
  • How long does it take to process an application?
  • Are impact fees required?
  • How much does a permit cost?
  • Where do I apply?
  • Who can apply for a permit?
  • What work requires a permit?
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Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.