Permits

 Hazardous material permits are submitted at 501 Poli Street, Room 117, Ventura, 93001 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. For questions on the City’s new digital plan review submittal process, please contact 805-654-7869 or devservices@cityofventura.ca.gov

Plan Counter Hours:
Please call 805-654-7869 for current counter hours or to make an appointment.

Electronic Plan Review Turnaround:
21 Business days, excluding weekends and holidays. (Over-the-counter plan review cannot be accommodated for Fire Protection System permits).

Electronic Plan Review Status:
Call Development Services at 805-654-7869 for a status update if you have not been notified AFTER 28 calendar days of submission date. You will be contacted within 24 hours.

Scheduling of Inspections:
Call 805-339-4333.

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. 

Questions: 
For inspection requests, please submit requests to fireinspections@cityofventura.ca.gov or by calling our Fire Inspection Line at 805-339-4333.