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10500 Civic Center Dr
Rancho Cucamonga CA 91730
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City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA - Building Department Information

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Building and Related Codes and Amendments

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last updated on 1.6.2020

The City of Rancho Cucamonga Building and Safety Plans Examiners review plans based on the following codes. Please be sure to view the following to verify the design is applicable with the current code by the date your plans were submitted.

Applicable codes for plans files on or after January 1, 2020

  • 2019 California Building Code (CBC) / 2018 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2019 California Residential Code (CRC) / 2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2019 California Electrical Code (CEC) / 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2019 California Mechanical Code (CMC) / 2018 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
  • 2019 California Plumbing Code (CPC) / 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
  • 2019 California Green Buildings Standards Code (CalGreen)
  • 2019 California Energy Code

Applicable codes for plans filed between January 1, 2017 and January 1, 2020

  • 2016 California Building Code (CBC) / 2015 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2016 California Residential Code (CRC) / 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2016 California Electrical Code (CEC) / 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • 2016 California Mechanical Code (CMC) / 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)
  • 2016 California Plumbing Code (CPC) / 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC)
  • 2016 California Green Buildings Standards Code (CalGreen)
  • 2016 California Energy Code

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Permit Information and Forms

The information below is taken from the City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA website

Want to Accelerate your Development?

With Accelerate, our new online service, you can:

  • Apply for permits and plan checks online
  • Request inspections
  • Pay fees online by credit card
  • Check the status of your Rancho Cucamonga development projects

To use Accelerate you can either login as a Guest user or create your own user account.

  • Your existing RCTOPS login (username and password/PIN) is no longer be valid and you will need to create a new user account to access information about your application, project, inspections, or permit. No special user account setup steps are required, you create and manage your own account including the ablity to reset lost passwords.
  • To access any of your cases/records created before May 30, 2014 you will need to ask us to link those cases/records to your Accelerate account
  • Any new records created after May 29, 2014 may also need linking if you did not intially submit your application via Accelerate.

Guest users will have limited access to information via Accelerate.

Also debuting is an updated Interactive Voice Response system (IVR) for tracking the status of your case/record, checking inspection results, and requesting inspections by telephone. The new IVR phone number is (909) 477-2777. You will need to know the IVR number associated with you record to use IVR.

Building Applications and Requirements

ADA Grievance Form.pdf

Certificate of Occupancy.pdf

Common Property Line Fence or Wall Agreement.pdf

Community Development Fee Schedule 01.04.19.pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002 (Ch…nese Simplified).pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002 (Ch…ese Traditional).pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002 (Korean).pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002 (Spanish).pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002 (Tagalog).pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002 (Vietnamese).pdf

Disability Access Requirements and Resources- AB 3002.pdf

Electronic Plan Submittal Requirements.pdf

FCS fee schedule - 2019.pdf

Haunted Houses and Other Amusement Type Events in Residential Areas.pdf

How to Schedule an Inspection (delete on 9-1-2019).pdf

How to Start an Application Using the Online Permit Center.pdf

Request for New Address or Suite Number.pdf

Solar PV Standard Plan.pdf

Solar Water Heating Eligibilty Checklist for 1st and 2nd Family Dwelling.pdf

Solar Water Heating Standard Plan for 1st and 2nd Family Dwelling.pdf

Sub-contractor List- Swimming Pool.pdf

Sub-contractors List.pdf

Utilities Release Authorization Form.pdf

Building Guidelines and Standards

Acknowledgement and Verification of Owner.pdf

Adopted Building and Safety Ordinance No. 899.pdf

Annexation Application Process Handout.pdf

Application for Unreasonable Hardship Exception.pdf

Authorization of Agent to Act on Owner's Behalf.pdf

Block Wall Standard.pdf

California Zero-Emission Vehicles Guidebook.pdf

CNG Residential Vehicle Fueling Checklist.pdf

Commercial-Industrial Plancheck Submittal Guidelines.pdf

Complaint Investigation form.pdf

Elevator and Electric Room Plancheck Guidelines.pdf

EV Charging Systems- Plancheck Requirements.pdf

Fire Code Permit Application.pdf

Guidelines for Residential Graywater and Rainwater Collecting Systems.pdf

L.A.M.P for Onsite Water Treatment System (Septic).pdf

Patio Cover Detail.pdf

Patio Cover- Rafter Tail Attachment Detail.pdf

Pilaster Standard.pdf

Plan Check-Permit Supplemental Worksheet.pdf

Plan Review Guidelines Onsite Wastewater Systems (OWTS).pdf

Procedure for the Remediation of Unpermited Building Conversions.pdf

PV - Standards for Residential Photovoltaic Systems.pdf

Rafter and Joist Span Table.pdf

Request for Compliance Investigation.pdf

Requirements for Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms in…mily Residence.pdf

Re-Roofing Requirements.pdf

Residential Bathroom Remodel.pdf

Residential Circuit Card and Load Summary.pdf

Residential Kitchen Remodel.pdf

Residential Plancheck Submittal Guidelines.pdf

Residential Pools and Spas.pdf

Residential Water Heater Installation and Bracing.pdf

Retaining Wall Standard.pdf

Sample Site Plan.pdf

San Bernardino Storm Water Progam- Septic Booklet.pdf

Sanitation - Event Planning Chart.pdf

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Owner Certification.pdf

Swimming Pool Demolition.pdf

Temporary Tent Structure (EZ UP).pdf

Tenant Improvement Plancheck Submittal Guidelines.pdf

Typical Stake Anchorage for Temporary Tent Structures.pdf

Water Heater Standard.pdf

Fire District Standards Associated with Construction

Alarm Signal Verification.pdf

Commercial-Industrial Building Signage.pdf

Fire Alarm and Monitoring Systems.pdf

Fire Apparatus Access Roads.pdf

Fire Prevention and Site Safety During Construction.pdf

Fire Protection Water Supply Systems.pdf

Fire Sprinkler Systems.pdf

Hazardous Materials Tank Abandonment and Removal.pdf

High Piled Combustible Storage.pdf

Identification of Access Doors in Commercial-Industrial Buildings.pdf

Industrial Gates.pdf

Knox Boxes.pdf

Multi-Family Residential Address Signage.pdf

Non-Required Systems.pdf

Permanent Alternative Material All-Weather Fire Apparatus Access Road.pdf

Release of Construction Permits.pdf

Residential Gates.pdf

Roof Access.pdf

Site Plan Criteria.pdf

Systems Out of Service Fire Watch.pdf

Temporary Fire Apparatus Access Roads and Hydrants.pdf

Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Area.pdf

Licensing Information

The information below is taken from the City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA website

Business Licensing

The Business Licensing Division is responsible for the issuance and annual renewal of all Business Licenses to all persons transacting and carrying on business within the City. This includes the issuance of permits for solicitor's, sales of goods or merchandise from vehicles such as catering trucks, ice cream trucks, taxicab companies and drivers, handbills, as well as permits for bingo. The Business License Division also ensures compliance with the City's Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Ordinance which requires monthly reporting and remittances by the City’s various hotels and its Admissions Tax Ordinance which requires monthly reporting and remittances by various businesses in the City that charge an entry fee. The City's TOT and Admission’s Tax rate is currently at 10%. A business license must be obtained prior to commencing business in the City.

The City of Rancho Cucamonga welcomes everyone who is interested in conducting business in the City. Below you will find a series of links and additional information that will provide you with a step-by-step procedure that you may follow when applying for a new business license or renewal either in person at City Hall, online or by downloading a business license application form. Additionally, information is provided on the different classification of businesses, the applicable business license fees, and other helpful information for business owners.

We hope that you will be successful in your business endeavor and wish to thank you for choosing to conduct your business in the City of Rancho Cucamonga. The City's Business Licensing staff is also available to provide you with assistance or answer any questions you may have about obtaining or renewing a business license. The City's Business Licensing staff can be reached at 909-919-2948, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., except holidays, or by email at .

Additional Information

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