One Stop Permit Center
35 Cajon Street Suite 15A
The One Stop Permit Center is open 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Friday. It is closed alternate Fridays. Check the city calendar for closed Fridays.
The City of Redlands One Stop Permit Center offers a single place for residents and developers to submit and coordinate projects and plan checks to ensure efficient and effective service and support from Building and Safety, Planning and Engineering personnel.
Building & Safety
Plan Check Requirements
Request an address for new development.
Adult Oriented Business Regulatory Permit
Every person who proposes to maintain, operate or conduct an adult oriented business in the city shall file an application with the chief of police.
Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)
A COA is an application upon which the Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission makes a decision to alter, demolish, move, or subdivide a building/property which has been designated as a Landmark or Historic Resource by the City Council. This means that any modification to the outside of the structure must be approved through this application.
The demolition of buildings is subject to review by the Environmental Review Committee and/or the Historic and Scenic Preservation Committee.
Historic Resource Designation
The Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission has the primary responsibility of making a recommendation to the City Council on the designation of an individual structure as a Historic Resource. A structure with aesthetic, architectural or historical value which is fifty (50) years old or older may be designated as a Historic Resource. A structure with exceptional aesthetic, architectural, or historical value may be designated as a Landmark Resource.
Home Occupation Permit
A Home Occupation Permit allows people to conduct business out of their home under certain circumstances. Any time you perform any work from your home or use your home address as the place of business, then you mush obtain a Home Occupation Permit. This includes businesses such as painters, gardeners, or consultants who work at their clients homes. In order to qualify for a Home Occupation Permit you must meet certain criteria.
Minor Exception Permit
A minor exception permit is necessary for fences, solar panels and vehicle/boat storage that does not conform to the Redlands Municipal Code.
Newspaper Rack Placement Permit
Preliminary Review Application
Reasonable Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities
The City of Redlands has established procedures to ensure that reasonable accommodations are made for persons with disabilities. Any person with a disability may submit an application for reasonable accommodation or variance from the requirements of City zoning or building codes by submitting an application to the city’s community development director who may deny, approve or conditionally approve the request or pass the request along to a designated city committee (Ord. 2656 § 1, 2007).
Downtown Business District Sign
Temporary Sales & Special Events Application
Subdivision Map Act - Certificate of Compliance
Regulation and control of the design and improvement of subdivisions.
You can apply for a time extension for the following permits: Commission Review and Approval, Conditional Use Permit, Tentative Tract Application and Minor Subdivision Application.
Sometimes in developing a project an applicant may find that they cannot meet some development standard because of a unique or special condition that effects their property. For these types of situations a Variance Application can be submitted with the project.
Municipal Utilities & Engineering
An example of a social event would be a block party.
A Grading Permit is required for any grading of 50 or more yards of earth on property within the City of Redlands. The Municipal Utilities & Engineering Department will review and approve grading plans, and issue the grading permit. Fees for a grading permit are based on the development and can be obtained from staff or viewed on this form. The permit form is in a pdf fillable format. It may be typed online, printed, signed and submitted to the One Stop Permit Center.
Traffic and Parking
Traffic and parking requests can be made to the Traffic and Parking Commission. Requests can involve any type of concern regarding traffic, including stop signs, speed limits, potential hazard areas or other concerns.
Quality of Life
Barricades are only rented to recognized non-profit/civic groups located within the City of Redlands.
The use of the City of Redlands' parks by groups of 50 or more people require a permit. Reservations are currently required for the Redlands Bowl in Smiley Park, and the Avice Meeker Sewall Theater in Prospect Park. Group picnic tables located in Sections "A" and "C", the gazebo and the covered picnic area in Sylvan Park can also be reserved.
Prospect Park Sign Request
Rental of the sign area at Prospect Park is limited to Redlands not-for-profit cultural organizations advertising a local event.
Public Tree Encroachment Permit
All trees to be planted in the public right-of-way need a public tree encroachment permit.