Building & Safety Division

The Building Division is responsible for assisting, enforcing and administering the compliance of City, State and Federal Building and Safety Code regulations. This Division provides services including plan checking, inspections of all new construction and renovated structures, Capital Improvement Projects, additions and remodeling including all major heating, ventilation and air conditioning units, electrical, plumbing and structural systems. Other responsibilities include the issuance of Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical systems permits.

Please contact the City of Montebello, Building and Safety Division before starting any project to determine if city approvals, permits, and inspections are required. 

General Office & Permit Counter Hours:


Monday – Thursday (Closed on Friday) 
7:30 AM to 5:30 PM 

Phone: (323) 887-1200 extension 497

Fax: (323) 887-1488

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Building Official-Ayla Jefferson
Phone: (323) 887-1200 extension 476
Tues & Thursdays - 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM (By Appointment Only) 
Permit Technician- Janderee Garcia
Phone: (323) 887-1200 extension 483

Building Inspector - John Byl
Phone: (323) 887-1200 extension 458


(323) 887-1497 (speak to staff)

 On-line request click here

Note: Online inspection request will receive a confirmation call or email.


Construction Working Hours:

Weekdays: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Weekends & Holidays: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 

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