My Permit has expired. What's next?

Plan checks for development projects where permits have expired for a period of less than one year shall be assessed a fee equal to half of the amount of the applicable plan check fee, as set forth in the resolution establishing said fee, if the plans that are being resubmitted are identical to the prior plans. Said fee shall be paid when the plans are re-submitted for review by the building official.

105.5 Expiration. Every permit issued by the building official under the provisions of the technical codes shall expire by limitation and become null and void, if the building or work authorized by such permit is not completed through final inspection within the allowed time from the date of issuance of such permit, which time shall be as follows: up to 5,000 square feet, 18 months; 5,000 to 10,000 square feet, 24 months; over 10,000 square feet, 30 months. For good cause, upon initial application for a permit, the building official may establish a different expiration date when it is anticipated such date will be necessary to complete construction due to extenuating circumstances. Upon expiration, before work under the permit can be recommenced, a new permit shall be obtained. Such new permit shall be valid for 24 months, and the fee therefore shall be one half the amount required for a new permit for such work, if no changes have been made or will be made in the original plans and specifications for the work and not more than one year has passed since the expiration of the permit; otherwise, such new permit shall be subject to all terms and conditions applicable to new permits.

Any permittee holding an unexpired permit may apply for an extension of the time within which the permittee may complete work under that permit when the permittee is unable to complete the work within the time required by this section although proceeding with due diligence. Application for extension shall be filed on forms prescribed by the building official and be accompanied by payment of the fee as established by city council resolution. The building official may extend the time for completion of work under the permit by the permittee for a period of time not exceeding 180 days upon finding the permittee has been proceeding with due diligence and that circumstances beyond the control of the permittee have prevented action from being completed. No permit shall be so extended more than once.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, for any property where construction has been performed pursuant to one or more unexpired permits for a period of at least four years and is adversely affecting adjacent properties or the owners or occupants thereof, as documented in written complaints submitted to the Building Official or Director of Community Development, the Building Official shall not issue a new building permit for any new work or an extension of an existing unexpired permit until all work being performed pursuant to any unexpired building permit has been completed and the City has issued a final approval or a certificate of occupancy thereof. This provision shall not apply to: 1. emergency work; 2. work that is necessary to preserve the integrity of the structure; or 3. work that, in the opinion of the Building Official, will mitigate impacts to an adjacent property. Palos Verdes/CODES/Code_of_Ordinances?nodeId=TIT15BUCO_CH15.18ADCO_15.18.050ADCOAMXPPE

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1. When is the new 2022 California Building Standards Code effective?
2. Construction Rules, Hours, and Holidays
3. Violations and Penalties
4. If my project was permitted under the 2019 California Building Standards Code and I need to revise my approved plans, which edition of the codes will be applicable?
5. Pool Modifications Requirements for Public or Multi-Family Dwellings
6. My Permit has expired. What's next?
7. Who do I call if my building is in the unincorporated area, not the Rancho Palos Verdes?
8. Legalize Unpermitted Work
9. When Do I Need a Demolition Permit?
10. Where can I find the original plans for my house?
11. What is the California Building Standards Code?
12. Why do I need a building permit?
13. Can I apply for a permit online?
14. When are permits needed?
15. Can plan check be done over the counter?
16. What type of building inspections are required?
17. Do I need Sanitation District or septic tank approval for my plans?
18. How can I check my permit Inspection results?
19. Emergency repairs without a permit?
20. How do I contact a Building Inspector?
21. Work exempt from permit's?
22. How do I schedule inspections?
23. Do you have plans of my home?
24. Does my contractor need a license?
25. Do all building permits need inspections?
26. Can I view the permit history of a property online?
27. What If I begin work without a permit?
28. Who owns a permit?
29. EV Chargers FAQ
30. Do all permits need a "Final" inspection?
31. Who do I contact about plan check review comments?
32. How long does a plan check take?
33. What do you do if you need to Abandon a Septic Tank?
34. Does my retaining wall need a permit?
35. Do you have Geology/ Tract Files? Can they be emailed?
36. How much will my building permit cost?
37. Do field changes (modifications to approved plans) need to be approved?
38. Do I need to hire someone to draw my plans for me?
39. Can I live in my garage?
40. Can I perform work as owner/builder on my commercial property?
41. How do I check on the plan review status of my permit?
42. Can I do the work myself or do I have to hire a contractor?
43. Can I be my own General Contractor or Owner/Builder?
44. Why are all contractors (the electrician, the plumber, the general contractor, etc.) required to be licensed in the City?
45. What is the maximum window U-factor and SHGC (solar heat gain coefficient)?
46. Do I need a permit to replace my driveway or sidewalk or to add Hardscaping?
47. What are setbacks for a property?
48. Why am I being subjected to enforcement when my neighbors are doing the same thing?
49. How do I make a Code Enforcement complaint?
50. How can i find out where my property line is located?
51. How do I legalize an addition or dwelling unit built without permits?
52. How do I get a permit to have a dumpster on the street for my construction debris?
53. How Long are Plan Checks and Permits Valid?
54. How do I expedite a plan check?
55. When may I start building?
56. How can I get a Certificate of Occupancy (C of O)?
57. Do I need a permit for a storage shed, playhouse, etc.?