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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 9am to 3pm, Closed 12-1pm, and last sign in at 2:30pm.

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

A pick-up and drop-off service remains available for building plans, between 8am and 4pm 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:
(949) 470-3055

Planning/Code Enforcement
Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM

Building: (949) 470-3054

Building Counter Hours
9 AM - 3 PM
Closed 12 PM - 1 PM
Last Sign in at 2:30 PM

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