Orange County Permits (California)

Search for Orange County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Orange County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Orange County permits. Clerks in Orange County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Orange County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Orange County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Aliso Viejo City Clerk Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2505

Anaheim City Clerk Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5166

Brea City Clerk Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7756

Dana Point City Clerk Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3501

Deputy City Clerk Tustin CA 300 Centennial Way 92780 714-573-3026

Fountain Valley City Clerk Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4445

Fullerton City Clerk Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6350

Garden Grove City Clerk Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5040

Irvine City Clerk Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6205

Laguna Beach City Clerk Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-0705


A Orange County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Orange County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Orange County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Aliso Viejo City Hall Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2500

Anaheim City Hall Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5100

Brea City Hall Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7600

Buena Park City Hall Buena Park CA 6650 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3500

Costa Mesa City Hall Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5106

Cypress City Hall Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6700

Dana Point City Hall Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3500

Fountain Valley City Hall Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4410

Fullerton City Hall Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6300

Garden Grove City Hall Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Pkwy 92840 714-741-5000

Huntington Beach City Hall Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5486

Irvine City Hall Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6000

La Habra City Hall La Habra CA 201 East La Habra Boulevard 90631 562-905-9700

La Palma City Hall La Palma CA 7822 Walker St 90623 714-690-3300

Laguna Beach City Hall Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-3311


A Orange County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Orange County, California may issue county permits. These Orange County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Orange County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Aliso Viejo Code Enforcement Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2540

Anaheim City Code Enforcement Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5158

Brea City Code Enforcement Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7139

Costa Mesa City Code Enforcement Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5623

Cypress Code Enforcement Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6726

Fountain Valley Code Enforcement Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4444

Irvine City Code Enforcement Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6326

Laguna Hills Code Enforcement Laguna Hills CA 24035 El Toro Road 92653 949-707-2662


A Orange County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Orange County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Orange County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Orange County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Aliso Viejo Planning Department Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2525

Anaheim Building Department Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5153

Anaheim Planning and Zoning Department Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5139

Brea City Building Department, Planning Zoning and Permits Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7669

Brea City Planning Department Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7686

Buena Park Planning Department Buena Park CA 6650 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3611

California State Permits Santa Ana CA 28 Civic Center Plaza 92701 714-834-3379

Costa Mesa Permits Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5273

Costa Mesa Planning Department Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5613

Cypress Zoning Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6720

Dana Point Planning Department Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3564

Fountain Valley Zoning Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Ave 92708 714-593-4425

Fullerton Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6540

Garden Grove Permits Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5307

Garden Grove Zoning Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5312

Huntington Beach Building Department Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5271

Irvine City Permits Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6233