What's the status of my building application?
Please do not call for plan check status prior to the plan check time frames listed as follows:
The current projected turnaround times for plan checking
- Residential: 9 weeks
- New Commercial/Industrial/Multifamily: 12 weeks
- Express (minor residential and very minor, single trade commercial): 4 weeks
The final approval process includes gathering signatures from all reviewing departments and calculating the final permit fees.
Estimates for the fee approval process are:
- New Commercial/Industrial/Multifamily Residential from 2-3 weeks
- Residential & Minor Tenant Improvements from 1-2 weeks
Plan check status is updated nightly. For new submittals please allow 2 working days for the online status to be updated.
To check the plan check status, please have your application number, or search by address.
To search by application number, enter 2-digit year and last 4-digits (##-####) of your application number in the box below.
To search by address, begin typing address then select your address from the drop-down list.
For additional assistance, call (805) 385-7925.
or by address
Use this link to find general current permit information including permit numbers. Enter an address in the search window provided.
Use this link to estimate a date by when your plan check may be ready. Enter ‘Business Days’ for more accurate results.