Electronic Plan Check Review

The online submittal system offers flexibility to applicants who submit engineering and construction documents for review with the City of Rancho Palos Verdes Building & Safety Department. In addition to enhancing customer service and communication, this online system offers financial benefits by reducing paper use, printing costs, driving time, and gasoline consumption.


  • Planning approval is required for many types of projects prior to submitting to Building & Safety for Plan Check. Be sure to upload your planning clearance.
  • Building Permit application with the full detailed scope of work and all other applicable supporting documents (Soils Reports, Calculations and etc., are required when submitting your project. 
  • Drainage & Grading Reviews can be submitted.
  • Properly label all documents & plans and upload them to to correct designated area. Plans should not be mixed with supporting documents.
  • Plan Check Review fees will be calculated and submitted to the applicant prior to staff submitting your online plan check request. Plans will not be reviewed until payment is made

Plan Check Timelines

  • First submittal will take up to 10 business days.
  • Subsequent submittals and revisions will take up to 5 business days.
  • The applicant will be contacted when the plan check is complete.

Click Below to start Process

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Applications and Forms

For applications that may require AQMD approval, please read more information and FAQs (PDF).

- Los Angeles County Fire Department 310-263-2732

- Los Angeles County Fuel Modification 626-969-5205

- South Coast Air Quality Management District 909-396-2000

- Los Angeles County Department of Public Health 888-700-9995

- Los Angeles County Department of Sanitation 562-908-4228

  1. Building & Safety

    Phone: 310-544-5280

  2. Inspection Request

    Phone: 310-544-5279

  3. Physical Address
    30940 Hawthorne Boulevard
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

    Office Hours
    Monday through Thursday
    7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.)

    7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m.)

  4. Technical Inquiries

    Monday through Friday
    7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
    4 p.m. to Closing

  5. Allowable Construction Hours
    Monday through Friday
    7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Sunday or Legal Holidays
    No work allowed, unless a Special Construction Permit is obtained at least 48 hours before work is to begin.