Introduction to LAFD Construction Services

The following Units are located at the City's Construction Services "One-Stop Permit" Center, and are collectively known as LAFD Construction Services:

Collectively, our mission is to provide courteous, timely and quality assistance to persons seeking to develop property within the City of Los Angeles. The responsibilities of each unit are outlined below.

Building Standards and New Construction-Inspection Units

  • Are responsible for interpreting and enforcing the fire protection and life safety provisions of Titles 19 & 24 of the California Code of Regulations concerning new construction and remodels.

  • Review fire and life safety systems for over 10,000 buildings annually.

  • Are responsible for predevelopment meetings, plan reviews, permit approvals, and field inspections for new construction projects.

  • Ensure the consistent application of fire and building codes, starting with plan check and continuing throughout construction.

  • To download construction related forms and information see the following:

    1. Building Standards:  Construction Plan Check Forms and Information

    2. New Construction:  Construction Inspection Forms and Information

    3. Division 15 Plan Check Fee Calculator (zip)

Construction Services

Building Standards Unit
Engineering Unit
New Construction Inspection Unit
Underground Storage Tanks-Plan Check Unit
201 N. Figueroa St., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 482-6900
Fax: (213) 482-6922