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The City offers a fully online permit application process through Accela for select permit types, including:
The City does not issue business licenses, but a business registration process is required for local businesses.
A home occupation 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.
The Building & Safety Department issues a variety of permits related to building new structures and remodeling or demolishing existing structures.
The Building & Safety Department applies building standards that are specific to the type of structure being constructed or modified.
A certificate of occupancy is typically issued when a building project is completed.
The City Clerk’s Office oversees the cannabis permitting process for commercial cultivation and/or sale of cannabis.
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.
A grading permit is required when a construction or maintenance activity changes the grade of land.
Some areas in the Rubidoux and Pedley neighborhoods are subject to seasonal permit parking.
Self-haul permits are required for an individual that would like to transport their own refuse and/or recycling waste to an approved processing facility.
The Planning Department issues a variety of permits that are typically required at the early stages of projects.