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