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Building & Safety Division

Welcome to the City of Norco’s Building and Safety Division. The Building and Safety Division is responsible for the development and enforcement of minimum standards for the safeguarding of life, health, property and public welfare through the regulation of the design, construction, maintenance and use of the buildings and structures in the City. Additionally, the Division is responsible for the enforcement of city, state and federal regulations as applicable to construction projects within the City's jurisdiction and for the coordination of approvals from other departments and agencies relative to permitted construction.

Building & Safety’s function, although essentially a regulatory effort, is an important tool in the orderly development and maintenance of properties within the City. One of the most important facets of our function is the interaction with the building public in a manner, which expedites development without compromising the standards of the City. In order to achieve the objective, the Building & Safety Division works closely with the other City departments.

The City of Norco’s Building and Safety Division is dedicated to providing our citizens with courteous, efficient and cost effective services. This dedication incorporates the goal of improving the quality of life and orderly economic development by the provision and management of plan review and building inspection within the integrated Public Works Department activities.


Public Counter: Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm or by appointment.
Closed Friday through Sunday

Telephone Assistance: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm at (951) 270-5636
Kathy Pope, Permit Technician (951) 270-5636

Follow the links below for answers to commonly asked questions:
Applications & Forms
Building FAQ's
Chapter 15 Municipal Code

Building Design Parameters for City of Norco
Geographic Area - Entire City
Wind Load - 85 MPH Exposure C
Average Rain Fall - 2" per hour
Title 24 Climate Zone - Zone 10
Seismic Category D

I need a Permit?
Important Telephone Numbers
Inspection Information
Plan Review Requirements

Related Links
Seismic Design Values for Buildings
Sewer Connection Requirements for Single Family Dwellings
Standard Drawings

Fiscal and Support Services - Fees - Fee Schedule
2013 Fee Schedule
File Name: Fee Schedule June 2013.pdf
Revision Date: 11/5/2013

2014 Fee Schedule
File Name: Fee Schedule June 2014 - Approved.pdf
Revision Date: 6/30/2014

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