Building & Safety

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


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.

California Building & Standards Commission

Select a Category:

Building & Safety Permit Fees
Current Building & Safety Permit Fee Schedule

Forms & Applications

Authorized Agent Form - Property Owner
Building Permit Application
Department Sign-off Sheet
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) - Expedited Permitting: 
    -Checklist for Permitting Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS)
    -Resolution No. 7845 - Requirements for Expedited Review of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations  (EVCS)
Permit Extension
Property Owner Package
Re-roof Permit Application
​​Self-Certification & Verification Form For:
    -Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Retrofit
Refund Request Form

Plan Check Requirements

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


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 Standard
Solar Signage Requirements
Temporary Tent Structures
Water Heater Requirements