Hazardous material permits and other California Fire Code permits, such as tent permits, are submitted at 1425 Dowell Drive, Ventura, 93003.

To Submit and Retrieve Plans:

Building & Safety Division, City Hall, 501 Poli Street, Room 117. (2 sets of plans must be submitted in person - we are not able to accept via U.S. Mail or express carriers.)

Plan Counter Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,  7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Alternate Fridays (closed every other Friday), 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM  

Plan Check Status:

Call 805-339-4333 for a status update if you have not been notified AFTER 14 calendar days of submission date. You will be contacted within 24 hours.

Scheduling of Inspections:

Call 805-339-4333.

Plan Check Turnaround:

14 Business days, excluding weekends and holidays. (Over-the-counter plan review cannot be accommodated for Fire Protection System permits).

Agent Authorization Form:

The person holding the California contractor's license shall pick up plans and sign for permits unless an agent authorization letter (on company letterhead) has been submitted to Building and Safety.


To schedule an inspection or for any questions, call 805-339-4333.