Permits

The list below includes some of the most commonly requested permits and is not a comprehensive list.  

Business Registration Application (PDF)

The City does not issue business licenses, but a business registration process is required local businesses.

Building Permits

The Building & Safety Department issues a variety of permits related to building new structures and remodeling or demolishing existing structures.

Building Standards

The Building & Safety Department applies building standards that are specific to the type of structure being constructed or modified.

Certificate of Occupancy Policy (PDF)

A certificate of occupancy is typically issued when a building project is completed.

Commercial Cannabis Permit (PDF)

The City Clerk's Office oversees the cannabis permitting process for commercial cultivation and/or sale of cannabis.

Encroachment Permit (PDF)

An encroachment permit is required for any person or entity performing work within the public right-of-way.  This typically includes utility and road construction contractors.

Grading Permit (PDF)

A grading permit is required when a construction or maintenance activity changes the grade of land.

Home Occupation Permit

A home occupation permit is required when a person does business in a home, uses a home address as a business address on business tax certificates, or uses a home phone as a business phone.

Parking Permit

Some areas in the Rubidoux and Pedley neighborhoods are subject to seasonal permit parking.

Planning Permits

The Planning Department issues a variety of permits that are typically required at the early stages of projects.