Permit & Plan Review Fees

Estimates

If you would like to obtain an estimate of the permit fees you will be required to pay, we advise that you contact the Building Division at 714-961-7120. If you already know how to calculate the fees, please review the following fee schedule.

  1. Building Permits & Plan Review Fees
  2. Electrical Permits & Plan Review Fees
  3. Mechanical Permits & Plan Review Fees
  4. Swimming Pool / Spa Permits
  5. Development impact fees
  6. plumbing permit & Plan Check Fees

Building Permits & Plan Review Fees

Valuation / Item Fee
Total Valuation: $1 to $500 $62.00
Total Valuation: $501 to $2,000 $62.00 for the first $500 plus $2.00 for each additional $100 or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.
Total Valuation: $2,001 to $25,000 $92.00 for the first $2,000 plus $9.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000.
Total Valuation: $25,001 to $50,000 $299.00 for the first $25,000 plus $6.50 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.
Total Valuation: $50,001 to $100,000 $461.50 for the first $50,000 plus $4.50 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.
Total Valuation: $100,001 to $1,000,000 $686.50 for the first $100,000 plus $4.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000.
Total Valuation: $1,000,001 and Up $4,286.50 for the first $1,000,000 plus $2.35 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.
Inspections outside of normal business hours Inspections outside of normal business hours $125.00 per hour (Minimum 4 hours at $498.00)
Re-Inspection Fee $83.00 per hour (Minimum 30 minutes at $42.00)
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated $83.00 per hour (Minimum 1 hour at $83.00)
Additional plan review required by changes, additions, or revisions to approved plans $83.00 per hour (Minimum 1/2 hour at $42.00)
Plan Check 75% of permit fee when valuation exceeds $500.00
Plan Check for Identical Buildings First building at 75% of permit fee, additional identical buildings at 45% of permit fee.
Plan Check for New Product Requests $83.00 per hour to include any research required
Accelerated Plan Check $166.00 per hour (Minimum 2 hours at $332.00) in addition to regular plan check and permit fees
State Energy Plan Check 10% of plan check fee
State Energy Permit 10% of permit fee
Strong Motion Instrumentation Program As determined by the State
Strong Motion Instrumentation Program As determined by the State
Permit Permit issuance fee; Applies to all Types of Permits $40.00
Special Inspection $83.00
Occupancy Inspection $83.00
Minimum Permit Fee $62.00
Record Retention $3.00 per page larger than 8 1/2" x 11" in size ; and $ 0.50 per page 8 1/2" x 11" or smaller
Re-Issuance of Inspection Card $33.00
Record Search $3.00 per page larger than 8 1/2" x 11" in size ; and $0.50 per page 8 1/2" x 11" or smaller