Building & Safety Division
The Building and Safety Division is a part of the Development Services Department. The Division has five positions that include the Chief Building Official, Plans Examiner, Building Permit Technician, and two Building Inspectors.
The Building 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 building 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 and Safety Division located at the One Stop Permit Center
35 Cajon Street, Suite 15A
Plan Check Submittal Guidelines
Request for building inspections can be received in the office of the Building Division between 7:30 and 5:30 p.m. the previous day of the requested inspection. Building Inspectors are in the office for questions between the hours of 7:00-8:00 a.m.
Plan Check Requirements
|Commercial Plan Check||60.59KB|
|Residential Plan Check||56.84KB|
|Tenant Improvement Plan Check||65.38KB|
|Room Addition Plan Check||74.37KB|
|Garage Plan Check||51.16KB|
Building Permit Application
|Building Permit Application||216.12KB|
Release of Certificate of Occupancy