Development Services

Now open for walk-in customers

  • Mask is Required | Social Distancing 
  • Public Counter Open March 24, 2021  - No appointment needed.
  • Maximum of four (4) persons permitted in Development Services Lobby at any time.
  • Public Counter Hours - 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday.
  • Closed on Friday.
  • Appointment also accepted: (909) 3705079

Housing Element Update - 6th Cycle - Meetings and New Webpage


Accessory Dwelling Unit(ADU)/Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (JADU) Ordinance adopted by City Council - Effective October 1, 2020.  See ADU/JADU Package in Planning Division Website - Planning Applications and Information


New, streamlined Business Occupancy Permit ("BOP") Inspection Process

A single weekly BOP inspection timeframe has been established: Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Inspections are conducted jointly by Building, Planning, Code Compliance and Fire. Please see revised BOP Instructions and Application.

The Development Services Department administers building and safety, planning and business license services for the City of Colton.  Public Works, Water and Waste Water, Sustainability and Electric Department staff are located at 150 & 160 South 10th Street to provide assistance with:

Commercial Cannabis/Marijuana Permit Information