Building Safety

About the Building Safety Division

The Building Safety Division is responsible for the review, approval, and inspection of all building projects within the City. The purpose of the Building Safety Division is to enforce minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation and green building systems, systems efficiency and property protection.

One of the primary goals of the Building Safety Division is to guide the public through the building construction process and to serve as a resource for building code and design issues.

Building Safety fees can be difficult to calculate due to the various formulas.  Please call 310-412-5294 and ask to speak to a Building Permit Technician or a Plan Check Engineer and they can assist you in calculating your fees.