Department Overview

The Building and Safety Division enforces the provisions of the adopted Building and Safety Code, Uniform Building Code, California Building Code, and applicable laws and ordinances for the design construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair and use of any building or structure within the City, except work located in a public right-of-way. The Division also issues building permits and performs site inspections to ensure compliance with pertinent codes, laws and ordinances.

Building and Safety Contact Information

Bruce Lorenzana, Building Inspector

(310) 603-0220, ext. 215

Edwin Ayala, Building Inspector
(310) 603-0220, ext. 245

Miriam Canales, Office Assistant
(310) 603-0220, ext. 289

Maria Ibarra, Permit Technician
(310) 603-0220, ext. 246

Marisol Medina, Office Assistant
(310) 603-0220, ext. 249

Building and Safety Forms and Handouts

Foreclosed/Abandoned Property Registration Form (pdf)

Real Estate Business License Form (pdf)

Real Property Report Form (pdf)

Block Wall Requirements Handout (pdf)

Patio Cover Handout (pdf)

Window Replacement Handout (pdf)