Building & Safety Division

The Building & Safety division of Community Development strives to provide customers with personal attention, accurate information, and timely solutions in a manner that instills public trust and confidence while exceeding service expectations. Through proactive enforcement of preservation and development codes, we strive to maintain the highest quality of life for residents, the business community and visitors, keeping Beverly Hills a world-class community. Beverly Hills is proud to be one of few cities in the nation to carry the distinction of a "Class 1" rating by the Insurance Services Office.

Services We Provide

  • Plan Review & Permitting (Construction and Temporary) - Review and permit all new development and renovation projects.
  • Building Inspections - Inspect and issue certificates of occupancy for all construction projects.
  • Code Compliance - Assure that all properties comply with City codes and administer the Rent Stabilization program.
  • Compliance with State and local requirements - Maintain the City's General Plan, Zoning Codes and Building and Safety Codes
  • Sustainability - Administer the City's Green Building Program

For Questions and to Obtain Permits
For more information on applying for a permit, visit our "Construction and Landuse" page.  The Planning Division is responsible for the initial project review and will assist you in meeting any requirements prior to submitting to the Building & Safety Division for a permit. 

To review a monthly list of recently issued permits visit the Records Management webpage.

Community Development Information Line
Please dial (310) 285-1141 and
Press 1 for the department's location and hours of operation
Press 2 to schedule, change, or cancel a Permit Center appointment
Press 3 for Plan Review & Zoning
Press 4 for Planning & Commissions
Press 5 for Code Enforcement, animal control, and rent control
Press 6 for Inspection Services
Press 7 for Permitting or to check the status of a plan check
Press 8 to review or request copies of records


Building Inspection Staff Directory

Staff Name Title Phone Number Email
Randy Miller Senior Building Inspector (310) 285-1153 Send Email
Mike Midstokke Senior Building Inspector (310) 285-1156 Send Email
George Lelea Senior Building Inspector (310) 285-1147 Send Email
Trent Baker Senior Building Inspector (310) 285-1169 Send Email
Steven Tabor Senior Building Inspector (310) 285-1148 Send Email
Ronald Otamura Building Inspector II (310) 285-1159 Send Email
Wayne Regester Building Inspector I (310) 285-1149 Send Email