Planning and Building Agency

The Planning and Building Agency plays a critical role in achieving the City Council's goals for the physical development of the community.

The agency's objective is to provide a safe, attractive, and business-friendly community through implementing state and local construction codes, as well as planning and regulating future land uses.

Planning Division offices will be closed on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Public Counter Hours
  Contact Information
Monday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Planning and Building Agency
20 Civic Center Plaza Ross Annex (M-20)
P.O. Box 1988
Santa Ana, CA 92702

Tuesday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday -
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (every other week)

Planning & Building

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Online Services


(714) 647-5804

The Planning Division consists of Current Planning, Regional and Advance Planning, the Planning Counter and Neighborhood Initiatives Program..

(714) 647-5800

The Building Safety Division provides guidance for new construction, building permits and plan check, as well as inspections.

(714) 667-2780

The Code Enforcement Division is responsible for enforcement of property maintenance, zoning, building codes and other Municipal Codes within the City.

(714) 667-2700

The Administrative Services Division is responsible fort he management and coordination of all of the Planning and Building Agency services, programs and policies.