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 hours Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 8:00 to 5:00 pm. On Fridays the Building Division hours are 8:00am to 12:00pm. The Building Official is available to answer questions 9:00 and 10:00 am and 1:00 and 2:00 pm.

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.

Community Development Director
Kathleen Wold, AICP
E-Mail Kathleen Wold
(805) 646-5581 ext. 113

Building Official
(805) 646-5581 ext. 116

Code Compliance Inspector
(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