BEFORE You LEASE or BUY Commercial Space/Building for Your Business:
Call or contact the Permit Center at [email protected] on the 3rd Floor at City Hall: (714) 536-5271 to verify whether the space/building meets the City Zoning requirements. A planner will check if your property:
Additionally, your business use will need to meet the California Building Requirements. A permit technician will review:
If interested in buying or leasing a building in Huntington Beach, it is recommended that a Code Compliance Report be requested from the Building and Safety Division.
Certificate of Occupancy - A certificate that indicates the occupancy classification, use, and number of occupants
Change in Use - Any change including adding/moving equipment, storage racks, wall openings/doors, or hazardous material use that changes what work/activity is being performed in the space
Change in Occupancy - Change in use that changes the general occupancy classification allowed in the space/building