Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question:
The owner of this residence wants to build a bathroom addition. Which Dept. of Bldg. and Safety would process the permit? And is a survey and soils report required?

Thanks.

- Anthony

ANSWER:
Please visit the Building and Safety Calabasas/Malibu District Office indicated below to obtain plan approval and permits for the project proposed, a plan checker will inform you of specific requirements for final approval.

In areas of questionable geologic or soil stability the Building and Safety Division may require a review by the Geotechnical and Materials Engineering Division. Therefore, geotechnical or soil reports may be requested.

Attached is a link to an informative guide titled One-and Two-Family Residential Building Code Requirements.

Calabasas/Malibu District Field Office
4111 North Las Virgenes Road
Calabasas, 91302
(818) 880 4150


Links:
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