Building Safety Division

Our Motto: Ensuring life-safety in the built environment

Mission Statement: To promote and maintain life safety in the built environment in the City of Santa Ana through timely, ethical, collaborative and transparent processes to achieve compliance with all local and State building codes.

The Building Safety Division is responsible for issuing building, plumbing, heating/cooling, and electrical permits.  This also includes reviewing plans and conducting inspections for the work allowed under these permits.  It also maintains construction records for all buildings in the City.

Lake Towers

Important Phone Numbers
General Information:
(714) 647-5800
Inspection Request:
(714) 667-2738
O.C. Fire Authority:
(714) 573-6100


The Building & Safety Public Counters will Close at 2:30 P.M. on Thursday, June 28, 2018

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Building Safety Division
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
20 Civic Center Plaza (M-19)
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ross Annex
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (every other week)



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