Single-Family Residential Information Guide

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Coordinated between various City Departments, this guide is a one-stop resource for property owners and residents for development regulations, permits, or frequent questions regarding single-family homes in residential zoning districts. For questions regarding the information provided, please contact the following City Departments/Divisions Monday through Friday (excluding Holidays) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

   BUILDING: Building Permits, Plan Checks, and Inspections  (818) 238-5220 or 
   BUSINESS LICENSE: Home Occupation Businesses, Garage       Sale Permits (818) 238-5280 
   PLANNING: Zoning Compliance, Development and Use             Permits  (818) 238-5250 or
   CODE ENFORCEMENT: Concerns, Complaints, and Citations       regarding City code or permit compliance

Weekdays: (818)238-5225

Weekends 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: (818) 238-5283


  • Construction Permits, Open House Signs, Encroachment or Excavation Permits, Street Use Permit
(818) 238-3950 
  • Residential Parking Permits, Traffic, Neighborhood Protection/Traffic Calming
(818) 238-3915
  • Address Assignment
(818) 238-3952


For information, please visit the Single Family Neighborhood Compatibility and Design or

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) pages.

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