The zoning ordinance outlines the type of uses permitted in various locations throughout the city. A list of permitted uses (by right or conditionally) for each zoning designation is located within the zoning ordinance.
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Yes, Building and Safety accepts online submittals for residential solar, HVAC systems, re-pipes, reroofs, retrofit windows/doors and electrical panel upgrades. Please follow the link here to the City of Laguna Niguel eTrakit online permitting system for online submittals.
Plan check review for building permits take a total of 10 business days for first submittals, resubmittals take a total of 5 business days.
Building inspections can be scheduled via our online permitting system here, or call (949) 362-4381. The inspections schedule is updated daily at 8a.m. and can be viewed here. If you need to cancel or reschedule a same day inspection, please call (949) 362-4334.
If your home was built after city incorporation (1989), it is possible that the city of Laguna Niguel has original copies of your original home plans. Please send original home plan requests to the Building Division via email at BPermit@cityoflagunaniguel.org.
To operate a business out of your home, a home occupation permit is required. Please review Section 9-1-35.10 – Home Occupations – in the Laguna Niguel Municipal Code for standards and requirements.
View the City of Laguna Niguel Municipal Code.
Zoning and General Plan land use designations vary throughout the city. To find out the designations for a property, please refer to the Zoning map and General Plan map.
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The City of Laguna Niguel contracts with Mission Viejo Animal Services. Dog barking complaints can be reported to (949) 470-3045.
7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday. No construction noise is permitted on Sundays or Federal Holidays. Complaints can be submitted to email@example.com
Please email the location of the construction to firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Laguna Niguel does not have a view protection ordinance. Please consult with your HOA for possible CC&R protections.
This would be considered a private nuisance issue between the two parties that Code Compliance is unable able to assist with.