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Request Permit Records

The Community Development Department processes permit records requests and provides access to 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, Conditional Use Permits, etc.) 

To request copies of records not listed above, submit a Public Records Request form through the City Clerk's Office. City Clerk’s office can be reached at (310) 285-2400Find out more on our Public Records webpage.



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Recent Monthly Permit Reports

To Request Plan Duplication

First, verify the Community Development Department has the requested plans, by submitting the Public Records Request Form--Community Development

Then follow the Procedures for Requesting Copies of Building Plans

Note: Plans cannot be duplicated without written permission from both the property owner and the licensed professional who signed the plans. 

To Request an Address Change or Address Verification

Please visit our Address Change or Address Verification page.

Zoning Verification Letters

Zoning Verification Letter (Zoning Conformance Letter) is a request for copies and information collectively of the following:

  • Property Zoning 
  • Planned Development
  • Any Variances, Special Exceptions, or Conditions
  • Current Use 
  • Parking Regulations and Requirements 
  • Site/Zone Requirements 
  • Violations 
  • Plans
  • Inspection Information
  • Certificates of Occupancy

To obtain a Zoning Verification Letter, the following must be submitted:

  • A written request outlining the items of interest to be verified by the zoning letter.  
  • Check for $525.00 (per FY 21/22 Fee Schedule) made payable to The City of Beverly Hills 

Mail to:

City of Beverly Hills

Community Development Department

Attn: Planning Services Division

455 N. Rexford Dr. 1st Floor

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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  • Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
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