Building & Safety Division

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B&S Division Fee Schedule.

 Residential Fee Schedule. Click to down load 

 Commercial/Industrial Fee Schedule. Click to down loa

Recycling and Disposal Services:

The city contracts exclusively with CR&R for trash , green waste and recycling disposal. for more information visit us at the Public Works Web Page:


City of Colton Public Works Department Webpage

City of Colton Public Works Department Refuse & Recycling webpage


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

Inspection Line - 909-370-5131

Please call by 4 pm 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. 

New Earthquake Brace & Bolt Program

Developed by the California Earthquake Authority and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. View the Earthquake Brace+Bolt Information Bulletin (PDF)

Plan Check / Permit Status Log

The Plan Check/Permit Status Log (PDF) provides the latest status of projects in the Building & Safety Division’s Plan Check/Permit Review process.

Learn when you need a building permit (PDF).

2022 Building Codes

Contractors, Design Professionals, Developers, Home-Owners, Public in General: On January 1, 2023, the new 2022 California Building Code will become effective for all new permit applications as prescribed within adopted Ordinance 0-14-22. Please see the Q&A 2022 Building Code Information Bulletin (PDF) for more information

The 2022 California Building Standards Code (CBSC), that were adopted by Colton, became effective statewide on January 1, 2023. Included in the new CBSC are:

  • 2022 California Building Code
  • 2022 California Residential Code
  • 2022 California Plumbing Code
  • 2022 California Electrical Code
  • 2022 California Mechanical Code
  • 2022 California Fire Code
  • 2022 California Green Building Standards Code
  • 2022 Energy Efficiency Standards

Additionally, the City of Colton adopted amendments to these codes which also became effective on January 6, 2023. These amendments, plus other building codes adopted, are found in our Municipal Code Title 15.

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