Building & Fire Safety

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Welcome To The Building And Fire Safety

Building desk

Building and Fire Safety is dedicated to improving the quality of life and assuring the interests of life, health and safety in the City of El Cajon. The Division accomplishes their goals through the implementation of codes and standards as they relate to construction, fire and life safety and property maintenance. It is our goal to serve the residents of El Cajon with the highest level of professionalism, proficiency and customer service in the industry.

Building and Fire Safety provides services to the community through plan check and inspection of new buildings and structures, plan check and inspection of fire safety and protection systems, inspection of hazardous and high risk occupancies, permitting and inspection of mobile home installations, inspection of substandard properties, graffiti eradication, and citizen complaints. For more information, use the links below to the destination of your choice. 

_DSC6494We are dedicated to providing this service to our customers with the highest degree of professionalism, proficiency, and diligence. We are also dedicated to the highest level of customer service that we can provide. If for any reason we do not live up to these goals please feel free to call the Building Official at (619) 441-1726.

General Information - (619) 441-1726
24 hour Graffiti Hotline - (619) 441-5533
24 hour Inspection Request Line - (619) 441-6210
Fax - (619) -441-1743

City of El Cajon
Building and Fire Safety
200 Civic Center Way
El Cajon, CA 92020


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