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Building & Safety

Office Hours

Building permits are required for residential and commercial construction including new construction, additions, remodels, improvments, and alterations. The Building & Safety Division encourages customers to use our online services whenever possible. Our office is located in the Community Services Building located at 150 N. Third Street, Burbank, CA 91502. Building & Safety Division counters are open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. for the following services: 

  • Pay for a permit

  • Apply for a repair and maintenance permit that does not require Zoning review

  • Meet with Plan Check staff about plans that do not require Zoning review

    • Walk-in Services - Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

    • Scheduled Appointments - Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 To contact our office, please email [email protected] or call (818) 238-5220

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Our Burbank Online Permits portal makes it easy
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Use this online form to report a violation

Access building records online.
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Apply for an instant residential Solar Permit
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Learn about Burbank's Pre-Approved Accessory Dwelling Units Program

Browse our new Public Records Portal

Residents and contractors can get Simple Permits for residential projects online, if they don't require plan check. Create an account with the Online Permits portal – it's easy! All you need is a valid email address.

more resources

Registration for the Earthquake Brace + Bolt seismic retrofit program closed December 1, 2021. Qualifying homeowners were selected through a random drawing and then notified by the State program if they were selected or on the waiting list. For more information, go to https://www.earthquakebracebolt.com/

BWP offers many rebates and incentives to Burbank residents and businesses for making energy and water-saving upgrades.

Click here for Residential programs.
Click here for Business programs. 
Community Services Building,
First Floor
150 N. Third Street
Burbank, CA 91502

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
(Counter services by appointment. Last morning appointment at 11:30 a.m.)
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Building Permit/Plan check
(818) 238-5220
[email protected]