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Bureau of Engineering (BOE) Permits and Services

July 11, 2022 Update:

Customers can obtain services for the Bureau of Engineering Development Services and Permits program in multiple ways:

  • Using the Virtual Counter (Web meeting without appointment)
  • Making a Virtual (Web meeting) Appointment
  • Making an In-Person Appointment*
  • * In-Person appointment are available at:
  • Downtown Development Services Center: 201 N Figueroa St, 3rd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2601
  • Valley Development Services Center: 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Suite 251, Van Nuys, CA 91401-2615 (Beginning July 25th, 2022)
Although web meeting is the preferred approach where you and the plan checker can share and review plans and documents on the screen, customers can join web meeting using the phone number(s) provided within the meeting notification email. Cell phones or landlines can be used to join the meeting if you decide to join the meeting using a phone.

Previous Updates

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Customer Service Request
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Construction (A) Permit
Sewer Connection (S) Permit
Storm Drain (SD) Permit
Class (B) Permit
Excavation (E) Permit
Excavation (U) Permit
Revocable (R) Permit
Watercourse (W) Permit
Maintenance Hole Opening (MH) Permit
Online Bond Processing
Subdivision Map Status
Highway Dedication
Street Vacations
Claim for Refund (BOE)
Planning Case Referral Form (PCRF)
Planning Case Information
Building Permit Clearance
Request/Change Property Address
Certificate of Occupancy
Peak Hour Exemption
Holiday Moratorium Exemption
Transportation Construction Traffic Management Committee (TCTMC)
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Available for certain services when a follow up
or meeting is necessary to resolve an issue.

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