Building & Safety

**NOTE: 2016 California Building Standards Code became effective January 1, 2017**

Please see attached flyer for important plan check application submittal dates

2013-2016 California Building Standards Code Plan Check Application Submittal Dates

Building & Safety Permit Fees                           

The Building & Safety Division regulates construction and occupancy of all residential, commercial and industrial buildings in order to ensure life, fire and health safety. Prior to issuance of building permits, the Division performs plan check of all proposed construction projects which includes additions, and alterations to existing buildings. The Division also plan checks grading and erosion control plans. Inspections also occur on grading and erosion control for commercial buildings, industrial buildings and single family dwellings. Field inspections are performed on all new construction, additions, structural alterations and demolitions for compliance to all structural, fire, safety, health safety and life safety requirements.

The responsibilities of the Division also include providing the general public with basic construction information, seismic safety information, flood information, calculating of fees, and issuing building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, grading and demolition permits. Another general service the Division provides is flood information within the city limits. All data, flood zones, panel numbers, and map revision dates are from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).


Visit the Building & Safety Division located at the One Stop Permit Center

35 Cajon Street, Suite 15A
909-798-7551, option 2

Plan Check Submittal Guidelines Brochure

Inspection

Requests for building inspections can be received in the office of the Building and Safety Division between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:00 pm the day before the requested inspection.  Calls that are received after 4 pm will be scheduled (2) days from the request.  Building inspectors are available for questions by phone between the hours of 7:00 am and 8:00 am.  Please call 909-798-7536, option 1 to request an inspection.

 

Inspection schedules for each day will be available after 8:00 am.  Please click here to view the inspection schedule on our website.


FAQ's
Plan Check Submittal Guideline
California Building & Standards Commission

Select a Category:

Forms & Applications

Authorized Agent Form - Property Owner
Building Permit Application
Department Sign-off Sheet
Permit Extension
Property Owner Package
​​Self-Certification & Verification Form
-Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Retrofit
-Water Efficient Plumbing Fixture Retrofit

Plan Check Requirements

2016 Green Building Code Mandatory Measures - Residential
2016 Green Building Code Mandatory Checklist - Non-Residential
Commercial Plan Check
Residential Plan Check
Structure Design Criteria​
Photovoltaic Submittal Check List
Tenant Improvement Plan Check

Handouts

Do I Need a Permit
Necesito un Permiso?
In-ground Pool Demolition
Pool Barriers
Residential Bathroom Renovation
Residential Kitchen Renovation​
Residential Wood-frame Construction
Window and Door Replacement
Who Can Pull a Permit

Standard Drawings

ADA Single Use Restroom Central Inverter
Drainage Piping Handout
Garden Wall Standard
Micro Inverter
Patio Cover Standard
Pilaster Standard
Retaining Wall and Garden Wall Combo
Retaining Wall Standard
Solar Signage Requirements
Temporary Tent Structures
Water Heater Requirements