City Residential Reports

These City Residential Reports links are provided for your convenience. We try to keep them updated, but please let us know if any links are outdated and we will update them.

City Form name and Link Contact Phone # Cost Notes
Azusa Real Property Records Report 626-812-5265 $52 – $165 All properties, including vacant land, but not on first sale. Buyer to acknowledge report, 6 month time limit. Prices subject to change every summer (updated March 8, 2012).
Bell Presale Inspection Report 323-588-6211 ext. 298 $200 + $75/unit Inspection required. Seller signs form, must get signature notarized if not submitting application in person.
Belvedere ( Marin County) Residential Building Record Report 415-435-3838 $300 Inspector goes out to the property. Report cannot be waived. Good for 60 days. Buyer acknowledges report.
Beverly Hills Smoke Detector & Water Conservation Plumbing Fixtures Affidavit 310-285-1141 Buyer & Seller sign form. No inspection. Only deals with smoke detector and water conservation.
Burbank Retrofit Upon Sale Certificate of Compliance 818-238-3700 Water Conservation only. No inspection. Buyer & Seller sign on Certificate of Compliance.
Carpinteria ( Santa Barbara County) Inspection-on-Sale Report Application 805-684-5405 ext. 451 $245 – $400 Inspector goes out to the property. Buyer must acknowledge report. Cannot be waived. Good for 6 months.
Carson Residential Property Report 310-952-1766 $150 and up On site inspection required. Good for 6 months. Buyer must acknowledge. FAQ link: http://www.chico.ca.us/building_development_services/building_services/documents/RECOInfoFlyer_1-15.pdf
Chico ( Butte County) Energy Conservation Retrofit Program (RECO) 530-879-6700 Cost varies per each private inspector. Only mandatory on buildlings prior to 1991. Buyer doesn’t need to acknowledge. Inspectors are certified by the city. Commercial buildings don’t require it.
Compton Pre-Sale Inspection 310-605-5509 $60 – $140 Inspection required. Residential Only. Call for application form. Buyer acknowledgement of Residential Building Report needed.
Corte Madera ( Marin County) Application for Report of Residential Building Record 415-927-5062 $130 Inspector doesn’t go out to the property. Cannot waive. Buyer doesn’t need to acknowledge. Commercial buildings don’t require it. It is good for 6 months.
Cudahy Pre-Inspection report 323-773-5143 $255 up to 5 units Inspection required. Pick up form at Building and Safety, pay and obtain appointment. Residential, commercial and vacant land.
Culver City Report for Residential Building Records 310-253-5800 $96-$128 No inspection. Need on residential & commercial properties, no vacant land. Call for application. Takes 10 business days. Buyer needs to acknowledge.
Daly City ( San Mateo County) Residential Requirements Report Request 650-991-8061 $45 Fax report. The report is computer generated. Buyer has to acknowledge the report and inspection and cannot be waived. The report is good for 6 months.
Del Rey Oaks ( Monterey County) Residential Property Report 831-394-8511 $100 See website for Information. Physical inspection required. Property owner must acknowledge report. Report cannot be waived. Commercial buildings have a separate report.
Eastvale (Riverside County) Business Registration Certification 951-361-0900 $46.00 annual fee For businesses and rental properties. No physical inspection is required at this time. Annual term from April 1 – March 31. More details here.
El Monte Property Inspection Report 626-580-2050 $195.50-$252.50+ Inspection required. Residential and commercial properties. Call for application form. Buyer acknowledgement needed. Form Link
El Segundo NONE now, pursuant to Building Dept. 310-524-2380 NONE
Gardena Property Information Report 310-217-9530 $226.25 Inspection required only of exterior. Report to be delivered 15 days prior to closing. Residential and commercial. Condos are exempt. Buyer can sign a Waiver. Buyer must acknowledge either the report or the Waiver.
Hawaiian Gardens Pre Sale Inspection 562-420-2641 $265 Inspection required. Residential and commercial properties. New construction exempt. Deliver 21 days before closing, Buyer to acknowledge.
Hermosa Beach Report for Residential Building Records 310-318-0235 $254.00 Residential only. Takes 2 weeks to process. Exterior inspection only. Good for 6 months. A processing fee of 2.75% will be added to all transactions paid for by credit card.
Huntington Park Residential Pre-Sale Inspection Program 323-584-6271 Inspection required. Single family 1-4 units and vacant land required. No commercial or over 4 units. Good for 6 months.
Inglewood Presale Application Presale Process 310-412-5294 $150 + $10/unit. Inspection required. All properties, including commercial and vacant land. Buyer needs to acknowledge. Good for 6 months. Call Building and Safety and they will mail the form. Not on website
Laguna Beach ( Orange County) Real Property Report 949-497-0714 $350 No inspection. All properties, including commercial and vacant land. Go down to Building Dept and pick up application and pay. Realtor needs to have his City Business License to show. Takes 7 days.
Lawndale Off Street Parking Report/Residential Property Report 310-973-3230 $80 Inspection required. For residential properties. Turnaround about 5-7 days and Buyer must acknowledge and sign resulting inspection report.
Livermore ( Alameda County) Report of Residential Building Record 925-960-4410 $60 No physical inspection. Buyer must acknowledge it. Cannot waive. Good for 6 months. Commercial buildings don’t require it.
Lomita Residential Property Report Application 310-325-7110 $122 For residences with certain exceptions. Does not apply to commercial property. On-site inspection is an additional $122. For more information, check out the City of Lomita Community Development page.
Long Beach Garage Inspection Program 562-570-6401 $95 for 1-2 units Inspection concerns only non-street parking at a residence/building. Certain conditions allow for the use of a Garage Exemption Certificate. Details at their webpage.
Los Angeles City Residential Property Report – 9A 213-482-6777 $70.85 per parcel No inspection. Need on residential and vacant land. No commercial properties or first sale of new residential building. Need application form with original signatures by Seller (and Buyer if Buyer is doing work). Good for 6 months.
Los Angeles City – Dept of Water and Power Certificate of Compliance 213-367-4211 opt. 3 $15 -$75 and up Licensed plumber to certify low flow toilets and showerheads and sign Certificate of Compliance. Seller and Buyer also to sign. Form link
Lynwood Pre-Sale Real Property Report 310-603-0220 ext. 289 $224.40 Inspection of exterior only. Residential only. Call for application form. Real Estate Agent needs to have business license for Lynwood to apply.
Manhattan Beach Residential Building Reports 310-802-5546 $121.50 No inspection. Residential only. Application under Forms “Residential Building Report” on website. Water Conservation Retrofit required.
Marina ( Monterey County) Residential Property Report 831-884-1214 $50 See website for Information. Physical inspection required. Buyer acknowledges report. Report cannot be waived. Good for 3 months. Commercial buildings do not need.
Maywood Pre-Sale Home Inspection 323-562-5727 $110 Inspection required. Application is multiple carbon copy. Call them to mail. Buyer needs to acknowledge report and this report cannot be waived. No expiration date, good until sale of property again. Whoever is applying for report needs to have a Business License with City.
Monterey ( Monterey County) Residential Property Report 831-646-3890 Report Faxed. Exterior inspection only. Buyer acknowledges report. Report cannot be waived. Good for 6 months. No requirement for condominiums, but apartments do require.
Monterey Park NONE
Newport Beach Report of Residential Building Records 949-644-3291 $156 – 182 and up Residential only. Inspection not required, but if declined, will be noted on report for Buyer to acknowledge. Takes 30 days to complete after application submitted. Corrections to be done within 30 days or Buyer can assume responsibility. Good for one year.
Orange ( Orange County) NONE
Oxnard ( Ventura County) Report of Building Records 805-385-7840 $37.80 Inspection not required. Residential and commercial. Buyer to acknowlege. Takes 7 days to process. Good for 6 months. Call Patricia or Ruby for fax or e-mail of application.
Palos Verdes Estates Real Property Records Report 310-378-0383 $113 Inspection not needed. Takes 5 working days. Good for 6 months. Homeowner applies. If third party applies, needs a City Business License in order to apply.
Pasadena Occupancy Inspection Program 626-744-4633 $132.66 – $265.33 Inspection required and cannot be waived. Single family, duplex, condos. Seller can assign responsibility for corrective work to Buyer which will require their acknowledgement. Buyer has 6 months to comply. Certificate is valid for 1 year. Must go in to apply. Please note sidewalk repair ordinance.
Piedmont ( Alameda County) Housing Records Search 510-420-3050 $50 No physical inspection. Report cannot be waived. Buyer doesn’t need to acknowledge it. Commercial buildings require the same report.
Port Hueneme ( Ventura County) Residential & Commercial Building Records 805-986-6500 $43-$107 Has option of report only or report and inspection. Required for residential and commercial. Buyer can waive with signature on waiver and sent to Building and Safety. Can obtain a supplement to original report that was obtained 6 months prior. No application online. Call for application.
Rancho Palos Verdes NONE
Redondo Beach Report of Residential Building 310-318-0636 $40 Residential only. No inspection unless their records show violations exist. Buyer to acknowledge. Good for 6 months.
Rolling Hills Estates Pre-Sale Inspection Report 310-377-1577 $200-$300 Residential only. Buyer can choose a record search only or with an on-site inspection. Buyer to complete application. Takes 7 business days. Must have to close.
Ross ( Marin County) Residential Report 415-453-1453 ext.106 $325 + $100 each add. unit Physical inspection required. Business license is required for businesses, which costs $100. Buyer must acknowledge report. Cannot be waived. Also required for commercial buildings. Good for 12 months. Go to Building Dept to get application.
Salinas ( Monterey County) Residential Property Report 831-758-7251 $59.28 Report Faxed. No physical inspection required. Buyer acknowledges report. Report cannot be waived. Good for 90 days.
San Diego ( San Diego County) NONE
San Fernando Residential Inspection Upon Resale 818-898-1227 $240.00 Inspection required. Call or visit their office for an application.
San Francisco Report of Residential Building Record (3R) 415-558-6080 $160 Residential only. City does not inspect, but needs to get a licensed contractor to do so. Valid for one year. Buyer does not need to sign off. Each building needs its own application.
San Francisco Residential Energy & Water Conservation 415-558-6220 Residential only. Energy Conservation required only once in lifetime of home and will be noted on the 3R report. The water conservation is required each time of transfer. Go to website to find City approved inspectors. Inspector normally charges flat fee for all inspections and filing fees.
San Francisco Stationary Tank Permits 415-558-3300 (Fire Dept) $330 + $344/year Residential only. Check if property contains stationary tank, if there is a cap on sidewalk or a generator for above ground or portables. Buyer must apply. There is a one time cost of $330 and a yearly tax license of $344, paid through Tax Collector. Fire Dept will inspect tanks yearly.
San Marino Residential Compliance Certificate 626-300-0700 $140.00 Residential only. Inspection fee separate. Apply in person, they will provide list of individuals or firms allowed to do inspection. Report cannot be waived. Buyer not required to acknowledge report. All violations must be corrected within 6 months. Takes 10 business days. Good 2 years or when sold.
San Pablo ( Contra Costa County) Residential Health and Safety Inspection 510-215-3030 $125 (condo), $175 (SFR), $25+ per/unit Physical Inspection required. Report cannot be waived. Good for 6 months. Commercial buildings not required. Buyer does not need to acknowledge.
Sand City ( Monterey County) Residential Property Report 831-646-3891 $115 Report Faxed. Physical inspection required on exterior only. Buyer acknowledges report. Report cannot be waived. Good for 6 months. No requirement for condominiums, but apartments do require.
Santa Monica Report of Residential Building Records 310-458-8355 $234.46 Inspections not required. Computer generated report. Can fill it out online. Cannot be waived. Buyer must acknowledge. Good for 6 months. Look for application form under “Forms – Public Records – Public Records Request”.
Sausalito ( Marin County) Residential Building Record Report 415-289-4136 $113 No physical inspection. Report cannot be waived. Buyer doesn’t need to acknowledge. Needs a sewer video it doesn’t have one within last 3 years. Go to Building Dept to get application.
Seaside ( Monterey County) Real Property Disclosure Report 831-899-6736 $129 Report emailed. Exterior inspection only. Must have every time the property transfers. Cannot be waived.
Signal Hill Residence Inspection program 562-989-7348 $170-565 Only for 4 units and up residential properties. Valid for 6 months. Buyer does not need to acknowledge. Must go to City to obtain application, 10:30-11:30 Monday-Friday.
South Gate Pre-Sale Inspection 323-563-9500 $61 Inspection required. Residential only or residential in mixed use units. Code violations to be corrected within a year by Seller or Buyer. Buyer to acknowledge. Report is good for one year.
Torrance Smoke Detector Cert of Compliance Building and Safety Dept. 310-618-5898 No property inspection or report required. However, does need a Smoke Detector Compliance done by Contractor.
Thousand Oaks ( Ventura County) Report of Residential Building Records 805-449-2500 $65- $245 Inspections required only if there are open permits, cost is then $245. No inspection cost is $65. Good for 6 months. Takes up to 10 working days to get.
Ventura ( Ventura County) Report of Building Records 805-654-7874 $29.00 No property inspection. Only review permits on file. Buyer to acknowledge.