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Building & Safety Division
Building & Safety ensures building construction compliance with State Building Codes and local ordinances through plan check, permit and inspection services.

General Email Address:

Email address and phone number for specific staff members see Staff Directory.

General Telephone Number:

(909) 370-5079

Inspection Line:
Please call by 4:00 p.m. to schedule an inspection the following day.  Thursday and Friday calls roll over to the following Monday or work day in case of a holiday.  The building inspection routing slip is usually ready by 7:30 a.m. the following morning. 

(909) 370-5131

Phone Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

When Do I Need a Building Permit?

The 2013 California Building Standards Code CBSC, that were adopted by Colton, became effective statewide on January 1, 2014. Included in the new CBSC are:

  • 2013 California Building Code
  • 2013 California Residential Code
  • 2013 California Plumbing Code
  • 2013 California Electrical Code
  • 2013 California Mechanical Code
  • 2013 California Fire Code
  • 2013 California Green Building Standards Code

Additionally, the City of Colton adopted amendments to these codes which also became effective on January 1, 2014. These amendments, plus other building codes adopted, are found in our Municipal Code Title 15

Building Division
Contact Us by Email

659 N. La Cadena Drive
Colton CA 92324

Ph: (909) 370-5079

Phone Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Contract Building Official Office Hours
Updated February 8, 2016
7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Staff Directory

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