How long does plan review take? How do I check the status of my permit?

Please see table below for plan review target dates. Applicants will be notified via email when all departments have completed their plan check review. 

All approvals/corrections must be picked up in person.

  • Target Dates are an estimate. Time review may vary depending on complexity of project. 
  • The City does not offer expedited review. 
  • Target Dates do not include administrative processing time including department re-stamps, fee calculations and permit processing. 


Planning & Building Review



1st Review  

12 Working Days

Resubmittals / Revisions 

7 Working Days


Public Works & Engineering



All Reviews 

20 Working Days



To check Plan Check/Permit Status, please click on the button below to access the E-Trakit Citizen Portal:


Once in the E-Trakit Portal, follow the steps below:

  1. Enter the permit number. Alternatively, you may use the drop down box to select and enter the site address.
  2. Click on the permit to view permit information.
  3. Click on the 'REVIEWS' tab to view the current status of each department's review.

Show All Answers

1. Is City approval required for my planned improvement?
2. What is the zoning of my property?
3. How do I submit my planning application and/or apply for a permit?
4. How do I submit plans to the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA)?
5. How long does plan review take? How do I check the status of my permit?
6. How can I discuss my correction letter with a Plans Examiner?
7. How do I file a Code Enforcement Complaint?
8. How do I schedule a Building Inspection or view inspection timeframes & results?
9. When does a building application or issued permit expire? How do I request an extension?
10. When/What inspections are required?
11. Why do I need an inspection?
12. How do I cancel a permit and/or request a refund?
13. How do I request a new address or change of address?
14. How do I register as a deputy / special inspector?
15. How do I view or request a copy of building permits or building plans?