Building and Safety Division

The Building and Safety Division is responsible for processing building permits, plan checks, conducting site and building inspections, monitoring construction activities and enforcing Ojai’s codes.

The Building Division counter is open Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 to 5:00 pm.

The Building Inspector is available to answer questions at the counter from 9:00 and 10:00 am and 1:00 and 2:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Inspections are typically conducted Monday to Friday 10:00am-12:00pm. To schedule an inspection call the 24 Hour Inspection Request Line at (805) 646‐5581 Ext. 127.

Please see forms in the Related Links & Documents section below:

Building & Safety Handouts Building Permit Application
Property Owner Package Ground Disturbance Statement
Code Interpretation Application Building Appeals Board Informational Sheet & Appeal Application
Cal Fire High Fire Severity Zone Map Permits and EVSE Checklist
Ventura County Fire Department Form 610 Fire Permit Application Ventura County Air pollution Control District’s (VCAPCD) AB3205 Form Occupancy Permit Review Questionnaire
Smoke Detector & Carbon Monoxide Self Certification Form Recycle Forms
Final Inspection Sign-Off Form License Requirements
Request for Concurrent Plan Check and Acknowledgement of Risks Zoning Clearance for a Building Permit

Community Development Director
Lucas Seibert
E-Mail Lucas Seibert
(805) 646-5581 ext. 113

Associate Planner
Maura Macaluso
(805) 646-5581 ext. 115

Building Official
Tom Juzwiak
E-Mail Building Official
(805) 646-5581 ext. 116

Code Compliance Inspector
E-Mail Code Compliance
(805) 646-5581 ext. 117

Senior Planning and Building Technician
Shari Herbruck
E-Mail Shari Herbruck
(805) 646-5581 ext. 112

Planning and Building Technician
Cheryl Davis
E-Mail Cheryl Davis
(805) 646-5581 ext. 114

Building Inspector
Dane Lovett
(805) 646-5581 ext. 116

Inspection Line
(805) 646-5581 ext 127