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Training

The Metro and Van Nuys offices also provide training for individuals who wish to learn how to research for high volume jobs.

To schedule for training at the Metro office on Tuesday only, please call (213) 482-6899 or at the Van Nuys office on Wednesday only, please call (818) 374-4390.



Other City records

In addition to building records provided by LADBS, there are also the following records provided by the City of Los Angeles:

Other Methods of Obtaining Records

In-Person

You may obtain copies of records in person at our following locations. Print and complete the forms at the bottom of the page to expedite your visit:

Downtown LA - Metro
201 N. Figueroa St.
1st Floor, Room 110
Van Nuys
6262 Van Nuys Blvd
2nd Floor, Room 251
You may find it saves time to fill out the Research Request Form before visiting an LADBS office. Our hours are 7:30am - 4:30pm Mon, Tue, Thu, and Fri. 9:00am - 4:30pm on Wed.

By Mail

The Metro and Van Nuys offices accept requests for records (Research Request Form) by fax and/or mail. (Please allow 7 - 15 working days for processing). The following mailing addresses are:

Downtown LA - Metro

Department of Building and Safety
Building Records Section
201 N. Figueroa St
1st Floor, Room 110
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Fax # (213) 482-6862

Van Nuys


Department of Building and Safety
Building Records Section
6262 Van Nuys Blvd
2nd Floor, Room 251
Van Nuys, CA 91401

Fax # (818) 374-5013


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