Building & Safety Division

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OUR MISSION

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.

   

 

The Building & Safety Division comprises three teams of staff responsible for compliance with state and local codes, policies, and guidelines within the City of Burbank. 

BUILDING PERMIT, PLAN CHECK REVIEW, AND INSPECTION SERVICES

Phone: (818) 238-5220 Email: building@burbankca.gov  Fax: (818)238-5242 

This team is responsible for building plan check review of all new construction, additions, and remodels of residential, commercial and industrial properties. They issue all building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical permits within the City, in addition to conducting construction inspections for all permits issued.

BUSINESS LICENSES/TAX ACCOUNTS, AND GARAGE SALE PERMITS

Phone: (818)238-5280

This team administers business license/tax account applications for all businesses operating within the City of Burbank, as well as issues garage sale permits for residents. 

CODE ENFORCEMENT SERVICES

Phone: (818)238-5225        Weekend Hotline 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: (818) 238-5283
(Sunday hotline temporarily closed due to limited staffing.)

This team is responsible for enforcement of property maintenance, zoning, building codes, and protection of private properties throughout the City. To be effective and efficient, the team relies on the corporation of residents and businesses to maintain a healthy, safe, and clean environment, while preserving the quality-of-life of the community. 

 PUBLIC COUNTER HOURS 

CITY SERVICE

MONDAY - FRIDAY

(effective May 21, 2018)

PLANNING/ZONING

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM*
Last ticket issued at 11:45 am. 

Due to staffing limitations, Planning can assist the first 20 people who pull a ticket at the kiosk. We suggest arriving early (between 8:00 and 9:00 am) to get a ticket.

BUILDING PLAN CHECK

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM*
Last ticket issued at 11:45 am.

BUILDING PERMITS

BUSINESS LICENSE & GARAGE SALES

CODE ENFORCEMENT

PUBLIC WORKS

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Last ticket issued at 11:45 am

AND

 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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

 

News & Events  

Building Permit Links

Business Permit Links

 

 

 

 

 

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