There are five types of permits available from Building and Safety for a construction project. They are:
- Building Permit
- Mechanical Permit
- Electrical Permit
- Plumbing Permit
- Sewer Permit
following ePermits can be applied for online: Dumpster Encroachment
Permit, Electrical Panel Upgrade, and Water heater change-out, at the
following web address: https://www.secure-santa-clarita.com/epermits/Small Projects
Permits currently available online through City of Santa Clarita Development Center ePermits
- Dumpster Encroachment Permit
- Electrical Panel Upgrade (200 amp max)
- Water heater change-out
Do I need a permit?
The California Building Code states in "Appendix Chapter 1, Section 105 - Permits":
"Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge,
alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or
structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert
or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the
installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such
work to be done, shall first make application to the building official
and obtain the required permit."
City of Santa Clarita requires every person either employing or
contracting with one or more individuals to have such individuals
solicit the retail sale of any goods, wares, merchandise or services for
future delivery may obtain a principal's solicitor permit in the amount
set forth by the City of Santa Clarita. Business License
applications for business licenses and peddler/ solicitor permits are
handled by the Los Angeles County Treasurer Tax Collector's business
The business license office is located at 23757 W. Valencia Blvd.
within the County Civic Center. Office hours are Monday and Wednesday,
8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed for lunch between 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.