Building & Safety Department
You can check on the status of your planning application, building or trade permit, or rental application by signing up for AgencyCounter. We are here to assist in making certain that new construction and remodeled structures are structurally sound and that fire, health, life, and safety requirements are in strict adherence. City of South Gate allows home owners, contractors and general public conducting business in the City of South Gate to view and track details of various permits and cases online with a free user account. Plan Check Extension Form,can be filed to extend a permit application within 30 days of its expiration. Applicants must provide sufficient evidence that circumstances beyond their control prevented action to secure the permit within the allotted time and submit a filing fee of $356.40 in person at the Development Permit Center. Excavation for wells or tunnels or utilities which do not provide vertical or lateral support for buildings, or adversely impact the safety or stability of private or public properties.
Starting on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, Permit Center services will be expanded to include in-person services for all development projects. Applications and materials will be accepted in hardcopy form, or, for convenience, on a USB flash drive . Building & Safety is committed to ensuring that state law and city ordinances are followed. The Building Safety Department is committed to advancing public safety in the built environment through collaboration and community partnership which results in safe, accessible and healthy structures. It is the responsibility of the permit holder to arrange access to the premises with the property owner in order for DBS to perform the inspection. Failure to be ready for inspection, failure to provide adequate directions, and/or failure to provide access for the inspector may result in additional fees per the Idaho Procedure Act .
The Building and Safety Division ensures the safe occupancy of buildings by verifying construction compliance with regulated building and fire codes, and construction that is built in accordance with approved planning entitlements. Safety of building occupancy, compliance with entitlements through the public process, and customer service are the main focuses of the Division. Building and Safety operations include public counter permitting operations, plan review and building inspection. The Division is consistent with the City’s environmentally-friendly and sustainable goals with its enforcement of energy and water conservation regulations, green building compliance and its paperless Electronic Plan Review system.
The new appliance permits are available for licensed contractors registered in Citizen Access and apply only to occupied residential properties, not for new construction installation. Appliance permits can be applied and paid for all in one transaction online and, upon completion, are issued immediately. Online payments in Citizen Access have expanded from accepting only credit card payments to include using a Trust Account. The Building and Safety Division ensures that new and remodeled construction conforms with state law and city ordinances that relate to structural, fire, health, and life safety requirements.
With these changes, the City anticipates faster permit issuance, quicker staff response times, improved communication, and better visibility to the forms for community members online in the Citizen Access system. Overall the time saved from these process changes will increase the City’s ability to service customers. The City of Menifee Building & Safety Department is pleased to announce our new Accela Citizen Access and SolarAPP+ portal, which will provide residents, contractors, developers, and visitors access to some permitting services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information about ACA and SolarAPP+, please click the image to be re-routed to or ACA information page. Permit Center Customers Encouraged to Make In-Person Appointments Starting on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, Permit Center services will be expanded to include in-person services for all development projects. New State Building Standards Code Changes to Take Effect Beginning on July 1, 2021, Long Beach is required by law to enforce the 2019 Intervening Code Adoption Cycle approved by the California Building Standards Commission.