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Building Plans

Multi-family buildingBuilding plans are required for most building permit applications. The level of complexity of the building plans will depend on the type of building project. New structures, extensive remodels and tenant improvements will require detailed plan sets prepared by qualified professional engineers and/or architects. Small projects such as patio covers and spas require more simplified plans and can be prepared by owners or contractors.

 Work Exempt from Building Permit

For more information about the building plan review and approval process visit the building department plan check site.

Contact Information

Building department
1635 Faraday Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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760-602-2701 building info
760-602-8558 fax
CDAdmin@carlsbadca.gov

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General Information

Business hours
Monday - Thursday:
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.