Permit Specialist

TriWest Development - Los Angeles, CA
$68,000 - $85,000 a year

POSITION PURPOSE: Permit specialist will manage permit strategy and processes from acquisition through pre-development of the firm’s multi-family development and single-family projects. This position will report directly to firm principals.


Extensive understanding of the zoning code, related land-use laws, and planning principles, which are necessary to navigate the development process in the City of Los Angeles.

Extensive experience working with the Department of Building and Safety and understanding of Building Permits for Residential developments and renovations in the City of Los Angeles.

Extensive experience expediting building permits in the City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Inglewood, Hawthorne.

Experience navigating planning submittals required for TOC projects in Los Angeles.

Established relationships with city staff within the Department of City Planning, Department of Building and Safety, and the Bureau of Engineering.


  • Oversee the management of development and renovation projects from acquisition with a focus on entitlement, permitting and pre-construction consultants.
  • Manage consultants on research, preparation, processing and guiding strategy for planning/building and safety applications for a wide variety of projects across the City of Los Angeles.

Assist with design/development of renovation and development projects.

  • Work with the investment team to provide due diligence information and feasibility analysis of potential acquisitions.
  • Manage securing appropriate approvals, certifications, permits, etc. from city and other government agencies as required.
  • Manage project documents including discretionary and non-discretionary approvals, agency releases/declarations/determinations, easements, covenants, tract maps, construction documents, A/E design and engineering plans and specifications, contracts/change orders, closeout documentation.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $68,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year


  • relevant: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Monday to Friday
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