Building Safety & Engineering Services
Due to staffing shortages effective 11/28/2022 Counter Hours will be reduced until further notice to 8 AM-12 PM.
Walk-up permit services are available at the Building Division counter for:
• Water heater replacements
• Window change outs (same size and location)
• Patio covers following the city handout
• Block walls
• Minor kitchen and bathroom remodels
• Residential plumbing repairs
• Electrical panel replacements and upgrades on SF dwelling units
• Residential EV charger installation
• New plan check submittals
• Plan check resubmittals
All other permit services requiring a plan check engineer will need an appointment scheduled or will be taken in for plan review.
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For additional handouts and resources click here. To check setbacks or zoning information prior to building applications, visit oxnard.org/planning. A city business license is required for all contractors, subcontractors, and business entities doing work in the City of Oxnard.
Express Permits for certain residential projects can be applied here.
All other permits are applied in person.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Monday – Thursday) / 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Open Fridays) View Calendar
Building & Engineering Counter Service Hours
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Monday – Thursday) / 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Open Fridays)
To view current waiting times, click here.
Building & Engineering Location
214 S. ‘C’ Street, Oxnard, CA 93030
BUILDING INSPECTION 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 application number, contact person and contact phone number ready. Click here to schedule an inspection online.
Office Main line (805) 385-7925 Fax (805) 385-7854
For general questions and inquiries only, email: firstname.lastname@example.org