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Departments Community Development Records Management
Records Management

The Community Development Department provides access to, and copies of, the following building records for residential and commercial properties:

    • Building Permits (1918 to Present)
    • Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing Permits (1987 to Present)
    • Building Plans (1955 to Present)
    • Certificates of Occupancy (Late 1950s to Present)
    • Geological/Soils Reports (1950s to Present)
    • Planning Documents (Resolutions, Covenants, CUPs, Etc.)
    • Recent Monthly Permit Reports  

Link to Property Information Webpage

Public Records Request

Duplication of Documents except building plans:

  1. Fill out the Public Records Request Form - Community Development
  2. Scan and email the completed records request form to buildingandsafetyinfo@beverlyhills.org

Plan Duplication Request

Duplication of Plans:

  1. Verify the Community Development Department has the requested plans.
  2. Follow and complete the Procedures for Requesting Copies of Building Plans 

Per the California Health and Safety Code Section 19851, copies of plans cannot be duplicated without written permission from both the property owner and the licensed professional who signed the plans. 

Other Services

Address Change or Verification

Zoning Verification Letters

Request and Verification Forms

The department utilizes an appointment-based records review system to better serve your request.  All review of records are by appointment only.  Plans may be reviewed; however, no photography, re-drawing or other duplication is allowed.  If copies are needed, see staff for the required duplication forms.  Permission must be granted by the owner and professional of record before copies can be made.  To schedule an appointment to view records, submit a Records Request form and contact the Records Division at (310) 285-1141.

 **To request copies of other records not listed above, you must submit a Public Records Request form through the City Clerk's Office, located on the 2nd floor at City Hall.  For more information visit the Public Records webpage at http://www.beverlyhills.org/citygovernment/departments/cityclerksoffice/publicrecords/

Records Management Staff Directory 

(310) 285-1141

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Staff Name Title
Dorian Cedars Customer Service Representative
Lynda La Rose Customer Service Representative
Michael Lopez Customer Service Representative
Ruth Perez Customer Service Representative