ePlan Check

Save time and money by submitting your next plan check project online.
The ePlan Check System is the City of Fountain Valley’s new electronic plan check system which allows you to submit an permit application online. By submitting your plans in an electronic format (PDF), most of the costs associated with paper plans can be eliminated and you can stay updated on the progress of your project.

Accepted Permits

We are currently accepting online applications for the following permit types:
  • Demolitions
  • Multi-Family Residences
  • New Commercial Development
  • Pools and Solar Panels
  • Room Additions and Remodels
  • Single Family Residences
  • Tenant Improvements

 ePlan Check Steps

 To begin using ePlan Check:

  1. Create a user account. Register online
  2. Fill out the permit application. (Solar Permit Application only, click here)
    • Select one of the accepted permit types and complete the application form.
    • You can submit and track multiple permit applications under one user account.
  3. Complete the Plan Review Submittal Criteria Checklist (PDF)
    • This document must be included with your plan submittal as it will serve as a cover sheet when you submit your plans and supporting documents.
  4. Upload your plans and required supporting documents in PDF format which includes, but is not limited to: 
    • Plan Review Submittal Criteria Checklist (listed above)
    • Structural Calculations
    • Title-24 Documents
    • Geotech Report
    • Soils Report
    • Homeowners Association (HOA) Approval Documents

       Formatting Instructions

  5. Pay your initial submittal fees online through a secure server.