Building & Safety

What We Do
The Building & Safety Division ensures that all residential, commercial, and other construction in the City meets or exceeds the minimum requirements of codes that have been adopted by both the State of California and the City of Grand Terrace. The Department also checks for compliance with state mandates, building practices, manufacturer requirements and specific design.

The Building and Safety Division serves the residents and developers within the city by:

  • Answering general questions relating to construction, inspections, permits, etc.
  • Providing plan review services.
  • Issuing grading and building permits.
  • Providing field inspections for construction projects with active permits.

Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions

List of Building Permits Issued
Permits Issued (Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2018)
Permits Issued (Jan. 1, 2018 to Nov. 22, 2019)

Currently Adopted Codes
California Building Code 2016 Edition, Volumes 1, 2
California Electrical Code 2016 Edition
California Mechanical Code 2016 Edition
California Plumbing Code 2016 Edition
California Referenced Standards Code 2016 Edition
California Residential Code 2016 Edition
California Green Building Standards Code 2016 Edition

Planning, Building & Safety And Engineering Fees

Planning, Building & Safety And Engineering Fees


Contact Information

Luis Gardea
Building Permit Technician
22795 Barton Rd.
Grand Terrace, CA 92313
Ph: (909) 824-6621 ext. 250
Fax: 909-824-6624
Office Hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Building Permit Application
Standard Details
Building & Safety FAQ
Economic Development
Solar Permit