Effective February 1, 2023, Building inspection requests will only be accepted online via the Building Department's Maintstar Portal.
There will no longer be an inspection request phone line.
Those who wish to request an inspection must create a Mainstar account using the following link: MAINTSTAR
Homeowners and builders are encouraged to seek out more information by contacting the Building Division at 619.667.1176 or visiting the permit counter:
8130 Allison Avenue
La Mesa, CA 91942
The City is now accepting applications and plans electronically. Please visit our Maintstar Permit Portal. Once an account is created, you may apply for a permit, submit plans, receive permit invoices, schedule inspections and check permit status all 100% online.
Building Division Forms
AB-3002 (State Disability Access Requirements Information)
Construction Permit Application Fillable
Plan Review Submittal Guidelines
Special Inspection and Off-Site Fabrication Forms
If you are working on homes, schools, or day care centers built before 1978, you must be EPA Lead-Safe Certified.
Visit the County of San Diego Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program to help protect your family from lead poisoning.