The Building Department 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.
City Hall is open to the public by appointment only. Please schedule an appointment for all building permit requests. All new building permit requests will need to be submitted in person with hard copy plans. Any previously submitted electronic permits that have not been approved will need to be converted into hard copies for review and approval. A completed building permit application is required to schedule an appointment.
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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 JRojas@SanJuanCapistrano.org or (949) 234-4410.
32400 Paseo Adelanto
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Building and Code Enforcement Manager/Building Official
Paul Melby (on an interim basis)
Building & Grading Inspectors
Building Permit Technicians