Handouts & General Information

Permits & Requirements

All plan check submittals for major tenant improvements and residential additions over 600 square feet will require, at the time of approval, an electronic copy of the plans as a PDF document.

Download a Permit Application (PDF) to start the permit process today.

Download the Asbestos Declaration for Demolition and Renovation of Buildings and Structures form (PDF).

  1. Solar Permitting Tool Kit
  2. General Construction Handouts
  3. General Information Handouts
  4. Re-Roof Handouts
  5. Disabled Access Requirements

Allowable Working Hours for Construction Activity

La Habra Municipal Code Section 9.32.070 limits construction noise to the following days and hours:

  • 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday
  • All construction activities are prohibited on Sundays and City observed federal holidays. Those holidays include New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Construction noise regulations also apply to site improvement activity, building construction, trucks, vehicles, and equipment that are making deliveries, loading or transferring materials, equipment service and maintenance of any devices or appurtenances at or adjacent to any construction project.

The City of La Habra will aggressively enforce these noise control measures. Violators may be issued citations. All persons involved with your project should be advised of these regulations.

Questions regarding construction hours should be directed to the Building and Safety Division at (562) 383-4116.