Building Division

Under the direction of the Planning Director, the Building & Safety Division ensures that the construction of all buildings and structures within the city are built in compliance with applicable codes and standards. This division is responsible for permit issuance, plan review, and inspections.

Adopted Codes

Current Building Codes (Effective January 1, 2014) 

The codes above have been adopted and may have been amended by the City of Fountain Valley. 
Please check Title 18 of 
Title 18 of the Municipal Code for any modifications.


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