Building & Safety

Building in progressThe purpose of the Building and Safety Division is to enforce the local, state and federal laws required to provide requirements to safeguard the public safety, health and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazard attributed to the built environment. The Building Division administers and enforces the various codes regulating use or occupancy of all buildings and structures within the city. (*See note regarding mobile homes.)

Primary activities include: receive applications, review construction documents and issue permits for the erection and alteration of buildings and structures; perform inspections for such permits and enforce compliance with the provisions of the Stanton Municipal Code and the 2016 California Building Codes; compile monthly permit data reports, maintain project coordination with internal divisions, as well as state and local agencies; review, amend and adopt required codes and policies.

Additional information for both homeowners and contractors is available on the California Contractors State License Board web site.


To obtain permits, contractors need the following:

  • Current City of Stanton business license
  • Contractor's pocket license
  • Proof of worker's compensation insurance


Please contact the Building Division for details.

*NOTE: Mobile Home Installation and general construction permits are not issued by the City of Stanton.

Please Contact:

  • Department of Housing & Community Development
  • State of California
  • 3737 Main St., Ste. #400
    Riverside, CA 92501
  • (909) 782-4420
  • For registration and titling, please call (909) 782-4431

Contact Us
7800 Katella Avenue
Stanton, CA 90680

Phone: (714) 890-4202
Request for Inspections: (714) 890-4252, Option 1

Counter Hours:
Mondays - Thursday 
7 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Inspection Hours:
Monday - Thursdays
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.