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Community Development

Mission Viejo's Planning and Building counter services are open Monday through Friday. Building Counter service is available 8 am to 4 pm, Closed noon - 1 pm, last sign-in before lunch is 11:45 am, and the last sign-in at the end of the day is 3:30 pm.

Hours for Planning & Code Enforcement are 8 am to 5 pm, Counter Closed noon - 1 pm. Inspections and code enforcement continue to operate with appropriate precautions.

Online Client Self Service system is now available!  All new permit and plans must be submitted online.

For assistance with the new online system, see the Resources and How To Guides for Client Self Service system.

You may contact Building Services for all building related inquiries at bldgservices@cityofmissionviejo.org or 949-470-3054. Please note that Building Services is experiencing a high volume of email inquiries and phone calls, 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.

Request For Proposals (RFP) 

The Community Development Department is requesting proposals for:

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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:
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Closed: 12 pm - 1 pm
Last sign-in before lunch: 11:45 am
Last sign-in end of the day: 3:30 pm

Building Inspections:

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