Building Division

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The Building Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of building codes and ordinances for construction, use and occupancy within the City of La Quinta.  This is accomplished through implementation of local, state and federal building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical codes.  Building handles plan checks, the issuance of permits and continuous inspections of new construction, remodels, additions and demolition to existing residential and commercial structures located within the city.

If you are planning new construction or changes to existing structures, visit the Design and Development Department or call (760) 777-7125.

Update: Non Bedroom Conversion Moratorium 2018. Click here to view

As of 5/8/17 to better serve our customers - the Hub located at City Hall will be providing In-House Fire Services. Click here to view. 

Verify a Contractor's License

  • Visit the Contractors State License Board.
  • View information about Construction Related Websites.