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You need a Building Permit for construction, repair, alteration, and removal of any building or structure. This includes:
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A Building Permit allows you the unbiased evaluation of a Building Inspector to assure you that your job meets minimum code standards.
You may submit applications and/or plans to:Development Services Department150 S Palm AvenueRialto, CA 92376
The Building Division will accept Solar Energy Permits electronically. Please visit Procedure for Solar Energy Permits (PDF) for more information.
The Building Division counter is open Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 5:30 pm to accept plan check and permit fees.
Each permit varies in price, based on the specifics of the work to be completed. Please see the Building Division Fee Schedule for general fee information, or please contact the Building Division at 909-820-2505.
The Building Division accepts the following forms of payment
Please note, all credit card transactions require a 2% service fee.
The turnaround time depends on the scope, type of permit, and complexity of work. Permits for a patio or block wall may often be reviewed and issued over-the-counter. All others must be routed to various departments/divisions for review, comments, and approval. For additional information, please contact 909-820-2505.