Building and Safety (Permits and inspection)

Due to Coronavirus crisis, and until further notice, all planning department matters will be managed via email and telephone. Staff will be available to answer any questions or queries during regular business hours.
For Building and Safety inquiries, please email or call 310-952-1766, and someone will contact you as soon as possible.
.Please follow the directions provided here.

  • Permit Issuance involves processing and issuing permits, collecting fees, and gathering information for public use. Available from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday

  • Plan Check reviews plans for structural design and compliance with the City of Carson Building Code Requirements. Plan Check is available from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.,  Monday through Thursday.

    New Online Plan Submittal - Effective April 1, 2020
    Online Plan Submittal shall be required at BSOP - Building and Safety Online Plan Check System for all projects.

  • Construction Inspection reviews all phases of new private construction and city-owned facilities for compliance with City of Carson Building Code Requirements, and State mandated requirements. Inspectors are only available at the public counter from 7:00am to 8:30am Monday through Thursday.

Our Services

  • Building Permits and Inspections
  • HVAC Mechanical Permits
  • Plumbing, Sewer Permits
  • Grading Permits
  • Electrical Permits
  • Plan Checks
Unsure which office you need to visit? Please visit the Service Locator ! This webpage will tell you which office you need to visit for a long list of services, not just for building permits.
Los Angeles County provides building permit services for the City of Carson. Please visit the Los Angeles County Building and Safety Website for permit applications, requirements, and other important information.

Foreclosure Registration Program
Banks and Lenders register your foreclosed properties in the City of Carson!
Foreclosure Registration Program Forms

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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