Building and Safety Division

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In response to the current outbreak, and for the safety of City Staff and the general public, City of Lompoc  Building and Safety Division offices will be closed indefinitely.  During this time, we will still be performing our core functions and providing public service to the greatest extent of or our abilities.  Following are several inquiries we expect to hear, with responses that we hope you find helpful.  You are welcome to contact us at any time if you have additional questions.

1. How do I reach the Building and Safety Division?

The Building and Safety Division may be reached by email or telephone during our normal business hours.  Our normal business hours have not changed.  We are available to the public between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM daily (except that we are unavailable during lunch hour between 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM daily).  Our contact information is as follows:

     Phone: (805) 875-8220

2. How do I submit for a building permit, obtain a building permit over-the-counter or re-submit corrected plans?

All of these services that are normally provided at our public counter will continue to be offered.  The only difference is that they will require an appointment. You may call or email us at any time to schedule an appointment and we will make every effort to respond to inquiries and/or appointment requests by the following business day.

3. Will someone get back to me so that I know an appointment has been scheduled?

Yes.  When making an appointment, however, please propose a time that best suits your needs plus at least two alternative times that will work for you.  That will provide us some flexibility when scheduling an appointment in case the time slot you have chosen has already been committed to someone else.

4. Are you still performing field inspections?

Yes.  We still perform building inspections on a daily basis.  If you’d like to schedule an inspection, please dial our inspection request phone line at (805) 875-8231.  We do not currently accept inspection requests via email or via the internet.

5. How do I find out the status of a permit or an ongoing project?

Permit and/or project information can be obtained at any time through our on-line eTrakit software.  The web address is as follows:

You are also welcome to contact us directly at our phone number or email address listed above.

Important Department Information

  • Building inspection line: 805-875-8231
  • New Energy Provision of the 2016 California Building Standards Code, Title 24 along with informational bulletin


Mission Statement

The Building Division's mission is to provide quality services to the community in a manner that is comprehensive, effective, knowledgeable and business-friendly. The Building Division will partner with the construction industry and property owners to promote safety in the built environment by ensuring all private development is built to City standards.


Online forms and Construction Details - These documents are provided to assist you in developing your projects to conform to California Building Codes, thereby expediting the permit process.



Search Building and Planning Records

Building Inspection

Serving developers, contractors and homeowners by guiding them through the construction process to guarantee compliance with approved plans, pertinent codes and regulations.

Fire Prevention

To develop and promote the principals of fire prevention and related fire codes in connection with all aspects of community living in order to reduce the loss of life and property from fires and explosions.


Providing one stop permits for all your building/fire and development needs. Click Permits above to see when building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical permits are required.

Plan Review

Assisting the public by providing extensive, detailed and accurate plan review prior to the issuance of permits.


Building and Fire Codes

We have listed the model and State building codes for your convenience.

Building and Safety Services Booklet

Comprehensive information for a wide range of projects to assist both the residential and commercial customer with their construction and permitting needs.

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