Residential Resale Reports

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Notice: Residential Resale Reports are once again required.

Per the City of Thousand Oaks Municipal Code, it is required for the seller (or authorized representative) of any improved real residential property, upon entering into an agreement of sale or exchange of said property with another party(ies) or entity, that, at the sellers expense, the seller provide the buyer with a report of residential building records for said property. Said report shall provide the buyer with the regular authorized use, occupancy and zoning classification of the property along with all building permits filed with the City.

In addition to the report of residential building records, the seller or buyer shall have the option of obtaining a City Inspection Report. Request of this report will cause an inspector to come to said property to perform an inspection of construction on the property, to determine any hazards to health and safety, any potential violation to City codes, and accuracy of City records.

Costs for the above mentioned reports are as follows:

  • MANDATORY Report of Residential Building Records Search Report: $82.00
  • VOLUNTARY Report of Residential Building Records Search Report and City Inspection: $308.00

Please allow 10 business days for your request to be processed.  Applications are processed in the order in which they are received.  We do not offer expedited service. 

The report is issued via email to all email addresses listed on the application, and is valid for six months from the date it is issued unless there is a change in ownership.

Applications can be submitted digitally via email at, or a physical copy may be mailed to 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362.  Payment must accompany all applications.  

*Please note: All physical applications delivered to City Hall will be subject to a 24-hour quarantine period.  Applications will not be considered received until that period has ended.  Digital submittal via email is encouraged.

Payments can be submitted via Credit Card (Visa/MC) or check (made out to the City of Thousand Oaks).  When emailing application, upon receipt of application, payment can be made over the phone by calling the Community Development Department at 805-449-2500 and pressing 0.   

Fees for open permit inspection(s) can be paid via Visa or Mastercard by calling (805) 449-2500 x 0 (please state that you are paying for inspection of open permits on a resale report). The fees are as follows:

  • $38 for 1-5 open permits
  • $68 for 6-9 open permits
  • $98 for 10+ open permits

NOTE: Owner or their representative will be notified of the date of inspection and the name of the inspector. A two-hour time window can be provided on the day of the inspection by clicking HERE. An adult must be present at the time of inspection unless the property is completely vacant.


For additional information, contact the Community Development Department at (805) 449-2500 and press 0 to reach an attendant.

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