Building Safety & Engineering Services
Starting Tuesday, June 15, the Service Center will reopen to the public for in-person services during modified hours of operation. When visiting City buildings, community members must wear a mask and follow social distancing protocols.
Modified Hours: Monday – Thursday and Open Fridays 8 am – 12pm
Walk-up services available at the Building counter:
- Over the counter permits with no plan check needed such as:
- Water heater replacements
- Window changeouts, same size and location
- Patio covers following the city handout
- Block wall permits
- Minor kitchen and bathroom remodels with no structural or layout changes
- Residential plumbing repairs
- Residential electrical panel replacements, upgrades
- Residential EV charger installation
- New plan check submittals
- Plan check resubmittals
- All services requiring a plan check engineer will need an appointment or will be taken in for review.
Online services available through our website:
- Inspection requests
- Records research requests
- Minor over the counter permits
- Plan check submittal for signs and solar permits
- Review and screening of plan check submittal material by a permit technician
- Status check using online status tool
Submitting Applications and Plans:
You may also drop off application forms and plans here: Oxnard Service Center drop off
Building Inspection Appointment Services:
24-Hour advance notice is required for all inspections.
(805) 247-8980 Automated (805) 385-7936 Office
To schedule an inspection, have your permit number, contact person and contact phone number ready. Click here to schedule an inspection online.
Building & Engineering Office Hours
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Monday – Thursday) / 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM View Calendar
The building is open during modified hours 8 am – 12 pm. Please use our online resources to continue serving you. For building application/plan pick-up and drop-off information, click here.
Plan Your Visit. To view current waiting times, click here.
Building & Engineering Location: 214 S. ‘C’ Street, Oxnard, CA 93030