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 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 both commercial and residential 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 issue 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 service temporarily on hold due to staffing levels.)
This team is responsible for enforcement of property maintenance, zoning, building codes, and protection of public properties/right-of-way throughout the City of Burbank. 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 Burbank community. 

 

PUBLIC COUNTER HOURS

Effective May 21, 2018, the new Counter Hours will be:

Permit Center/Public Counter Service

NEW Permit Center

Public Counter Hours

Monday through Friday

Planning and Zoning

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM*
Last ticket issued at 11:45 am. 
Due to staffing limitations, Planning will be able to help only 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

Building – Business License & Garage Sales

Building – Code Enforcement

Public Works – Permits

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

 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.

 

News & Events  

 Building Permit Links

Business Permit Links

 

 

 

 

 

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