Building Safety staff provides development review and permit services, and a single point of contact for customers. To obtain a permit, complete and submit an application at the Public Counter.

View excerpts from the relevant Building Code sections regarding projects exempt from building permits.


Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Appointments: Monday - Thursday, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Provide the following information.

  • Identify and describe the work
  • Describe the project site by legal description, street address, or similar description that will readily identify and locate the proposed building or work
  • Indicate the use and occupancy for project site
  • Include construction documents and other information as required in Section 106 of the 2017 County of Los Angeles Building Code
  • State the valuation of the proposed work
  • Other information as required by the Building Official

California Energy Efficiency Standards

Title 24, Part 6, of the California Code of Regulations: The Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings was established in 1978 in response to a legislative mandate to reduce energy consumption in California.

Graywater Reuse & Recycling

Guidelines, education, and resources for reuse of graywater from laundry to landscape.