Woolsey Fire - Affected residents & businesses - If your home or business was tagged in regards to fire damage and you need information on what to do next, please contact Louis Celaya, Deputy City Manager, (818) 597-7314 or Lcelaya@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us and our staff will assist with next steps to recover and rebuild. We are able to make sure that you get important information and have direct access to the proper agencies to assist.


To provide the highest level of customer service and professionalism and to ensure high quality of life, health and safety for those who live, work, and visit the City of Agoura Hills.  Our proactive enforcement of the Building Codes which regulate the design, use, construction, safety, technical, and maintenance of all buildings and structures, help us to achieve the high quality of life our community deserves.


The City of Agoura Hills has adopted the latest 2016 Calfornia Codes which are based on the 2015 International Code.  California Health and Safety Code, Section 17958.5 and 18941.5, require that the City of Agoura Hills adopt the most current codes and to make any modifications or changes to these codes with the express findings and to adopt and record them with the State of California Building Standards Commission. The City of Agoura Hills has completed this process and the following codes are being enforced as of January 1, 2017:

2016 California Building Code
2016 California Residential Code
2016 California Green Building Standards Code
2016 California Plumbing Code
2016 California Mechanical Code
2016 California Electrical Code
2016 California Energy Code
2017 LA County Fire Code
2015 Property Maintenance Code

City of Agoura Hills Building Construction Regulation Code (Ordinance No. 16-425)

The City Council recently adopted local amendments to the 2016 California Building Codes (CBC), the amendments (effective January 1, 2017).  For any questions, please contact the Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division at (818) 597-7334.

2017 LA County Fire Code (Ordinance No. 17-427)

The City Council adopted the 2017 Edition of the Los Angeles Fire Code (effective August 9, 2017).  For any questions, please contact the Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division at (818) 597-7334.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) (Ordinance No. 17-431)

The City Council adopted local amendments to the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS), effective September 12, 2017. For any questions, please contact the Agoura Hills Building and Safety Division at (818) 597-7334.

EVCS Checklist

The plan review time for Commercial EVCS will be less than 3 business days as long as the checklist criteria is met. 


Please refer to the pool safety/drowning prevention handout for important information.


Counter Hours:  Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.      
                             Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                           

Register HoursMonday - Thursday 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                             Friday  7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


City of Agoura Hills, Building and Safety Department has been providing over the counter plan review services for small projects or re-checks.   Example of types of projects that can be reviewed over the counter are as follows:

  •      Solar PV Systems
  •      Small Residential Remodel
  •      Minor Tenant Improvements
  •      Patio Covers
  •      Pool/Spa
  •      2nd and 3rd plan checks of already reviewed projects
  •      Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (if all regulations and checklists are followed)

We are pleased to announce that starting November 1, 2019, we are extending the “over the counter” plan review services to two (2) days a week.

Plan Check Hours (By appointment ONLY):

Tuesday 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, please call (818) 597-7334 or email Building Permit Technician Karen Sanders at ksanders@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us.


Inspector Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Phone (818) 597-7334
Fax (818) 597-7352

Inspection Requests can be made by calling toll free (866) 701-3365


Amir Hamidzadeh, Building Official ahamidzadeh@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us  
Michael Kalske, Senior Building Inspector mkalske@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us
Karen Sanders, Building Permit Technician ksanders@ci.agoura-hills.ca.us


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