Assembly Bill 2234
In accordance with Assembly Bill (AB) 2234, the following information pertains to the typical permits required for residential development during the post-entitlement processing phase. The following development types have been constructed in the City: Single-Family Residential Detached (SFD), Single-Family Residential Attached (SFA), and Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU). The typical permits required during the post-entitlement phase for these development types, as well as samples of completed permit applications, are provided below for reference, and as a guide to assist you with completing the necessary permits that may be required for your project. However, because the permits required for each project are determined on a case-by-case basis, please contact Public Works and the Building and Planning Divisions to identify the specific permits required for your project. The contact information for each of these departments is provided below.
Post-entitlement permits include, but are not limited to, a Building Permit, Temporary Use Permit, Grading Permit, Encroachment Permit, Landscape Permit, and Transportation Permit. To obtain any one of these permits, plans and a completed permit application must be prepared and submitted to the applicable City Department for review and approval. The type of plans required, and level of detail needed within these plans, will depend upon the scope of work of the proposed project. The following provides further information regarding required post-entitlement permits.
Temporary Use Permit
Grading Permit & Landscape Permit
Encroachment & Transportation Permits
Outside Agency Reviews
The following outside agencies may require review of plans and/or fees prior to the issuance of City permits. Please contact the Building Division to identify the outside agencies that require review of the project plans prior to City approval.
Applicable City permit fees can be found in the City User Fee Schedule. In addition, certain development impact fees must be paid to the City prior to issuance of a permit. Please contact the Building Division to determine the appropriate development impact fees. Other outside agency plan review fees may also be required. Please contact each outside agency to determine the appropriate fee amount collected by each agency. Further information regarding building permit fees can be obtained by contacting the Building Division.
The following is a list of sample permits completed for residential development projects in the City. Please note that this list is for reference only and each application should be completed based on the scope of the project being constructed. Please contact the Planning and Building Divisions for the information required on the permit application specific to your project.
Single-Family Residential Detached
Single-Family Residential Attached
Accessory Dwelling Unit