Notice of Holiday Closure

City of Tustin offices will be closed starting on Friday, December 22, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. If you have a gas leak or other such emergency, please call 911. If you have an emergency repair, such as a water main break, please make the necessary repairs and obtain a permit on January 2, 2024.

Building inspections will not be available during the closure. The first available date for scheduled inspections to be performed will be January 2, 2024. 

Submit plans and completed permit applications via email to

Submit PV solar plans and completed permit applications to 

For SolarApp+ approved projects, please see instructions on how to receive a City of Tustin building permit linked here.

Instructions to pay for OCFA plan reviews can be found here.

Plan check by Appointment

The City of Tustin is implementing plan check by appointment services for minor projects such as patio covers, fences and free-standing block walls, pools and spas, residential remodels such as kitchen and bathroom remodels. The maximum plan check time allotted for any project is one hour.

In order to qualify for an appointment, and for staff to estimate the time required for the plan check, the plans should be submitted by email to at least 24 hours before the requested date. The subject of the email should clearly state “Plan Check by Appointment”. You will then receive a confirmation regarding your appointment via email. Planning and Public Works staff will also be available during your appointment time to review the planning and public works requirements. All appointment requests must be made by email to receive a confirmation.

Construction and Delivery Hours

Please click here to view the City of Tustin's construction and delivery hours or to fill out an application for an alternative work schedule. 

Helpful Building Information

The Building Division applies building and grading regulations to ensure that new and existing buildings and structures are safe and suitable for their intended uses. Important Building Division links include:

Contact Us

The Building Division Counter at 714-573-3130 is open during normal office hours and a Building Technician is available to provide Building Permit Information and Application forms.