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.

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

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


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.