Updated 8/4/2020 8:00 AM

Los Angeles County  is currently working through the Roadmap to Recovery from COVID-19. For information related to the reopening process as well as resources, links, and up to date lists of what is allowed to be open, please visit our dedicated reopening web page here:  Business Reopening Information


Governor Newsom announced on July 13th that effective immediately the following business types must CLOSE ALL INDOOR OPERATIONS. Fitness centers, worship services, protests, offices for non-essential sectors, personal care services like nail salons, body waxing, and tattoo parlors, hair salons and barbershops, and Malls.

To help limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the City of Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division has closed to the public, but we’re still “virtually open” for business.  Things might take a little longer, but your projects are important to us and we remain committed to a standard of excellence in customer service. Please contact the City of Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division to learn how you can obtain a permit, plan review, and inspection services within the limitations under the mandatory County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Order of the Health Officer.

Plan Check Submittals:

Please email any plan check submittals and/or resubmittals and/or questions regarding plan check process to If this is a new plan check submittal please submit the building application with the plans or call 818-597-7334. 


To submit for building permits and/or questions regarding the process please email or call 818-597-7334.  To download the application please click on the Building Permit Application.  

Records Request:

If you have a records request please email your request to or call 818-597-7334.


If you need to request an inspection please call 866-701-3365. If you have any questions regarding inspections or code please email


To provide the highest level of customer service and professionalism and to ensure high quality of life, health and safety for those who live, work, and visit the City of Agoura Hills.  Our proactive enforcement of the Building Codes which regulate the design, use, construction, safety, technical, and maintenance of all buildings and structures, help us to achieve the high quality of life our community deserves.


The City of Agoura Hills has adopted the latest 2019 Calfornia Codes which are based on the 2018 International Code.  California Health and Safety Code, Section 17958.5 and 18941.5, require that the City of Agoura Hills adopt the most current codes and to make any modifications or changes to these codes with the express findings and to adopt and record them with the State of California Building Standards Commission. The City of Agoura Hills has completed this process and the following codes are being enforced as of January 1, 2020:

2019 California Building Code
2019 California Residential Code
2019 California Green Building Standards Code
2019 California Plumbing Code
2019 California Mechanical Code
2019 California Electrical Code
2019 California Energy Code
2019 LA County Fire Code
2018 Property Maintenance Code

City of Agoura Hills Building Construction Regulation Code (Ordinance No. 19-445)

The City Council recently adopted local amendments to the 2016 California Building Codes (CBC), the amendments (effective January 1, 2020).  For any questions, please contact the Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division at (818) 597-7334.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) (Ordinance No. 17-431)

The City Council adopted local amendments to the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS), effective September 12, 2017. For any questions, please contact the Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division at (818) 597-7334.

EVCS Checklist

The plan review time for Commercial EVCS will be less than 3 business days as long as the checklist criteria is met. 


Please refer to the pool safety/drowning prevention handout for important information.


Counter Hours:  Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.      
                             Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                           

Register HoursMonday - Thursday 7 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                             Friday  7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


City of Agoura Hills, Building and Safety Department has been providing over the counter plan review services for small projects or re-checks.   Example of types of projects that can be reviewed over the counter are as follows:

  •      Solar PV Systems
  •      Small Residential Remodel
  •      Minor Tenant Improvements
  •      Patio Covers
  •      Pool/Spa
  •      2nd and 3rd plan checks of already reviewed projects
  •      Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (if all regulations and checklists are followed)

We are pleased to announce that starting November 1, 2019, we are extending the “over the counter” plan review services to two (2) days a week.

Plan Check Hours (By appointment ONLY):

Tuesday 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

To schedule an appointment, please call (818) 597-7334 or email Building Permit Technician Karen Sanders at

Inspector Office Hours
*Due to COVID-19 we do not have in person office hours.

Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone (818) 597-7334
Fax (818) 597-7352

Inspection Requests can be made by calling toll free (866) 701-3365


Amir Hamidzadeh, Building Official  
Karen Sanders, Building Permit Technician


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