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Building and Safety

Online Services

Schedule a building inspection using our online application.

Schedule Inspection

Check your plan review status using our online application.

Plan Review Status

Additional online applications include Research Property and Search for a Permit


The Planning & Community Development Department’s Building & Safety Division is committed to serving as partners for solutions in the development of safe, healthy and economically viable neighborhoods. Its role is to ensure the long-term competitive position of the Pasadena’s housing stock leveraging the partnerships with the public and private sectors. The Building & Safety Division accomplishes this through the development of ordinances, enforcement of the city’s zoning and housing and environmental codes.

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Find Building & Safety contacts How to Obtain a Permit

Permit Center

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The Permit Center is a One-Stop-Shop where staff from multiple departments provide all development review and permitting services for customers.
 
 

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Permit Applications and Forms Search

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Informational Handouts

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Find handouts & forms provided by the Building & Safety Division for informational and permit approval purposes.
 
 

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License Lookup

For your convenience, we have provided links (see below) for you to look up a license of any licensed contractor, architects, engineers & land surveyors, and geologists & geophysicists in the State of California.

Low Impact Development

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Low Impact Development, it is a stormwater management strategy that emphasizes conservation and the use of …

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Other Agencies Information

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Find links to additional agencies that assist in the development process.

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Permit Center Hours

Fri 22

Permit Center – CLOSED

June 22
175 North Garfield Avenue
Mon 25

Permit Center Hours

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
175 North Garfield Avenue
Tue 26

Permit Center Hours

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
175 North Garfield Avenue