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Building Division

The Building Division oversees all building permit applications for new construction and renovation. The services provided include plan check review, building permit issuance, inspections, and maintaining historical records related to issued building permits.

On Monday, April 12, 2021, City Hall will be re-opening to the public by appointment only. Beginning on this date, all new permit requests will need to be submitted with hard copy plans. All existing electronic permits that are not approved and issued by this date will need to be converted into hard copies for review and approval. A completed building permit application is required to schedule an appointment.

To schedule a future appointment at City Hall beginning April 12th,2021, please click the button below:

Schedule Appointment


Staff Contact Information

Listed below are the emails and phone numbers of the Building Division staff. Building Division staff strive to respond to all phone messages or email inquiries within one full business day (24 hours) of receipt.  If you do not receive a response within 24 hours, please contact Development Services Director Joel Rojas at or (949) 234-4410.


Building Division

32400 Paseo Adelanto

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

(949) 443-6347



Building and Code Enforcement Manager/Building Official

Paul Melby (on an interim basis) 

(949) 443-6347



Building & Grading Inspectors

William Forsythe

(949) 443-6303


Steve Salcedo

(949) 443-6335



Building Permit Technicians

Deena Berens

(949) 443-6347


Lisa La

(949) 443-6347


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