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Building and Safety

Permit Counter: (714) 741-5307
Please click here to schedule inspections

  • All plan checks and permit issuance will be accepted until 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

About Building & Safety

The Building & Safety Division is responsible for the application and administration of State and local building regulations. These minimum standards are designed to safeguard life, health, property, and the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design and construction of all buildings and structures within the City of Garden Grove.

Daily Inspections
  • Find the scheduled time frame of your inspection today.
Schedule a New Inspection
  • Schedule a new inspection by entering your Permit #
Project Status
  • Search by plan check # to find the current status of your project
Applications and Handouts
  • Download applications, forms and informational handouts
Report a Building Code Violation
  • Know an address that shows building violations? Let us know!
Records Request
  • Request archived permits for a Garden Grove property
  • Access the City's GIS map for Permits, Inspections, and Violations
Online Building Permit Application
  • Apply for Building Permit, Find Permits and Schedule Inspections
  • Learn about the guidelines and requirements for Accessory Dwelling Units