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Building & Safety Division


Building & Safety Division is located on the first floor of the Community Services Building at the southeast corner of Third Street and Orange Grove Avenue in downtown Burbank. The address is:
    150 N. Third Street
    Burbank, CA  91502
    Building Permits  818-238-5220
    Business License & Tax  818-238-5280
    Code Enforcement  818-238-5225
    Weekend Code Enforcement Hotline 7:00 am - 4:30 pm  818-238-5283
    Fax  818-238-5242

Counter Hours 


Permit Center/Public Counter Service

NEW Permit Center
Public Counter Hours

Monday through Friday

Planning and Zoning

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM*

Building – Plan Check

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM*

Building – Permits

Building – Business License & Garage Sales

Building – Code Enforcement

Public Works – Permits

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

* Planning and Building Plan Check staff will have appointments available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 1 P.M. to 3 P.M. for submitted applications.



Administrative Staff (Building and Business Permits)

Ron Takiguchi, PE
Assistant CDD Director/Building Official

Carol-Ann Coates
Building Administration Manager

Lilly Arevshatyan
Permit Coordinator

Cherie DiCrescenzo
Administrative Analyst

Christine Blackman

Permit Technician,

Davit Trashyan
Permit Technician

Emily Cannon
Permit Technician

Dominique Donovan
Permit Technician

Sona Ovayan

Abo Velasco

Associate Planner

Plan Check Staff

Tom Lim, Architect
Plan Check Manager

Russell Freesland, Architect
Senior Plan Check Engineer

Albert Lopez, PE
Senior Plan Check Engineer

Mario Osuna, PE
Senior Plan Check Engineer

Taj Graham

Plan Check Engineer

Construction Inspection Staff

Mark Sauceda
Building Inspection Manager

Gabriel Gonzalez
Senior Building Inspector 

Rick Fett
Building Inspector II

Raul Olagi 
Building Inspector II

Sean McMunn
Building Inspector I 

James Rigor
Building Inspector I

Code Enforcement Inspectors

Chris Thompson
License & Code Manager

Elaine Pease
Senior License & Code Services Inspector

Collin Ogle
Building Inspector II

Andrea Ceniceros
Building Inspector I

Ed Khourdadjian
Building Inspector I

Juan Carlos Murillo

Building Inspector I

Trevor Nelson
Building Inspector I


 Mission Statement:
"Serving the public with a professional staff that assures a safe and quality-built environment. Providing an innovative approach in the adoption of building standards, distribution of information, review and inspection of building construction, and monitoring of existing properties."

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