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Building and Safety Division

City Hall | 16400 Colorado Avenue | Paramount, CA 90723 | (562) 220-2036

















Development Services Manager, Antulio Garcia

The role of the City of Paramount Building Division is to enforce the provisions of the California Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Codes and other codes, laws and City ordinances. The intent and purpose of the Building Code is to establish the minimum requirements to 
safeguard the public safety, health and general welfare. 

The Building Division reviews construction documents and issues permits for the erection, and alteration, demolition and moving of buildings and structures, inspects the properties for which such permits have been issued.  

Public Counter

Building and Safety staff welcomes the public at the Community Development Department public counter at City Hall (16400 Colorado Avenue) for issuing permits, submitting and/or retrieving plan check applications, and reviewing permit files during the following hours (please arrive at least 30 minutes before closing).

Public Counter Hours:

Monday-Thursday* from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday from 8:00 5:00 p.m.

*Wednesdays the counter is closed from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Available at City Hall:

Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Monday-Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Available by Phone:

Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m..

Inspector Rick Baptista - (562) 220-2062

Inspector Dan Martin - (562) 220-2061

Building Code Information

  • 2017 County of Los Angeles Building Code Based on 2016 California Building Code
  • 2017 County of Los Angeles Residential Code Based on 2016 California Residential Code
  • 2017 County of Los Angeles Plumbing Code Based on 2016 California Plumbing Code
  • 2017 County of Los Angeles Electrical Code Based on 2016 California Electrical Code
  • 2017 County of Los Angeles Mechanical Code Based on 2016 California Mechanical Code
  • 2017 County of Los Angeles Green Code Based on 2016 California Green Building Standard Code
  • 2016 California Building Energy Code
  • California Building Standards Commission - Click link here


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