Many of Planning and Community Development’s
public records and project plans may be viewed at the public counter in the Permit Services Center; whereby, copies of these records, such as building permits
and City Planning case records, may also be obtained. Copies of project plans
are subject to the Plans Duplication Request process detailed below.
Alternatively, the Department’s public
records (not including copies of project plans) may also be requested through a
Public Records Request, in accordance with Government Code Section 6256. To
submit a Public Records Request, please visit the City’s online Public Records Request Center
Construction drawings (i.e. plans) are
available for viewing only at the public counter in the Permit Services Center. Any request to obtain a copy of plans requires the submittal of a Plans Duplication Request to a Permit Specialist for processing, and to obtain
required authorization prior to releasing any copies. Plans are protected by
copyright laws, and California Health & Safety Code Section 19851 prohibits
the release of copies of plans without written permission from the property owner and the licensed
professional that prepared the plans.