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Community Development

Mission Viejo City Hall Partial Re-Opening

Mission Viejo's Planning and Building counter services have been modified. In person service is available 9 am to 3 pm, Closed noon - 1 pm, and last sign-in at 2:30 pm.

City staff will remain available via email and telephone. Email and telephone hours for Building Services are 8 am to 4 pm, and hours for Planning & Code Enforcement are 8 am to 5 pm.

A pick-up and drop-off service remains available for building plans, between 8 am and 4 pm in the front lobby at City Hall. Inspections and code enforcement will continue to operate with appropriate precautions.

You may email Building Services for all building permit submittals, coordination, and specific drop off and pick up details at bldgservices@cityofmissionviejo.org. Please include a completed Building Permit Application in the email.  Please note that Building Services is experiencing a high volume of email inquiries, response times may be delayed, but will be returned in the order received.

The Community Development Department administers the City's land use policies, including zoning, building, subdivision, and environmental regulations, to ensure the orderly physical growth of the community.  Program activities range from advance and current planning to permit inspection, code enforcement, and economic development.  The Department also oversees the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Housing Rehabilitation program.

General Information


200 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Planning: 949-470-3053

Code Enforcement:

Planning/Code Enforcement
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Building: 949-470-3054

Building Counter Hours
9 am - 3 pm
Closed noon - 1 pm
Last sign-in at 2:30 pm

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