Building and Safety Division

The Building and Safety Division is responsible for processing building permits, plan checks, conducting site and building inspections, monitoring construction activities and enforcing Ojai’s codes.

The Building Division counter is open Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 to 5:00 pm.

The Building Inspector is available to answer questions at the counter from 9:00 and 10:00 am and 1:00 and 2:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

Inspections are conducted Monday to Friday 10:00am-12:00pm. To schedule an inspection call the 24 Hour Inspection Request Line at (805) 646‐5581 Ext. 127.

Interim Community Development Director
Matt Winegar
E-Mail Matt Winegar
(805) 646-5581 ext. 113

Building Official
buildingofficial@ojaicity.org
(805) 646-5581 ext. 116

Code Compliance Inspector
codecompliance@ojaicity.org
(805) 646-5581 ext. 117

Senior Planning and Building Technician
Shari Herbruck
E-Mail Shari Herbruck
(805) 646-5581 ext. 112

Planning and Building Technician
Cheryl Davis
E-Mail Cheryl Davis
(805) 646-5581 ext. 114

Part-Time Planner
Anna Villicana-Arroyo
E-Mail Anna Villicana-Arroyo 
(805) 646-5581 ext. 118

Contract Planner
Jay Higgins
E-Mail Jay Higgins
(805) 646-5581 ext. 115

Inspection Line
(805) 646-5581 ext 127