Residential New Construction–Building

A Building Permit is required for an owner or contractor of a property to construct any residential building with a floor area greater than 120 square feet. Prior to starting construction you will be required to submit plans and any necessary supporting documentation for review and approval by the County. The plan review process involves verifying compliance with the California Building Codes, San Bernardino County Fire Code, San Bernardino County Development Code, and/or any required laws and regulations

Other possible requirements related to these permits include, but are not limited to: Grading, Water Quality/Post Construction Management Plan, Street Improvement Plan, Road Dedication (Gratis Deed), Geology Investigation, Geotechnical Report, Traffic Ad-Hoc Fees, Construction and Demolition Waste Management Plan, Demolition, Fire Sprinklers, and/or Environmental Health

Can I apply online? Yes, applications can be found in the EZ Online Permitting Portal

Contact:

Department Address Phone
Building and Safety

385 N. Arrowhead Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92415

(909) 387-8311

Application Path:

  • Step 1: Navigate to the EZOP Portal
  • Step 2: Click "Building" in the navigation menu.
    building application
  • Step 3: Click the "Create an Application" button.
    create an application button
  • Step 4: Read and accept the disclaimer. Then click the "Continue Application" button.
  • Step 5: Select "Residential New Construction" and click "Continue Application" to begin the application.
    Residential New Construction Residential New Construction permit button
Project Name
Guest House
Residential New Construction
Single Family Residence - New Construction
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