The Community Development Department provides access to, and copies of, the following building records for residential and commercial properties:
Public Records Request
Duplication of Documents except 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.
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/