Additions

Adding-on to Your Home or Business?

Make sure you understand the full scope of your project before you start. Additions can trigger fees, code upgrades and more that can cost money and add time to your project.

Residential

Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU's) Link to ADU Page

Non-Residential

Impact Fees

Parking

Code Upgrades

Fire Sprinklers

Site Plan and Architectural Review (SPAR)

Addition Handouts

NameCategoryDownload
Demolition PermitCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsBuilding Department Handouts PDF (64 KB)
Plan Review InfoCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoStarting a BusinesssignsLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsBuilding Department HandoutsPlanning and Building PDF (185 KB)
Variance Application ChecklistAdditionsNew ConstructionPlanning Division Forms PDF (136 KB)
Specific Plan/Zoning Amendment Application ChecklistAdditionsNew ConstructionProperty UsesPlanning Division Forms PDF (263 KB)
Lot Line Adjustment/Merger Application ChecklistResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionPlanning Division Forms PDF (291 KB)
General Plan Amendment Application ChecklistAdditionsNew ConstructionProperty UsesPlanning Division Forms PDF (320 KB)
Cost Recovery FormLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionProperty UsesPlanning Division Forms PDF (267 KB)
Building Height Calculation HandoutCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionPlanning Division Forms PDF (159 KB)
Address Change Application FormAdditionsNew ConstructionPlanning Division Forms PDF (135 KB)
Water Use Efficiency ImprovementsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (187 KB)
Tankless Water Heater HandoutResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (106 KB)
Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Barriers – Requirements forCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (107 KB)
Special Inspector ApplicationCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (116 KB)
Special Inspection Approved AgenciesCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (121 KB)
Special Inspection and Testing ProcedureCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (357 KB)
Soils Report InformationCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (107 KB)
Smoke Detectors LocationsCommercial Building RequirementsStorageAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelFire PreventionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (139 KB)
Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Self Verification FormResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsFire PreventionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (108 KB)
Site Plan SampleCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (92 KB)
Sea/Land (Containers) Cargo Boxes Used as Storage BuildingsCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoStorageAdditionsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (106 KB)
Retaining Wall Detail – StandardResidential Building InfoLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (154 KB)
Residential Stairs and Handrail InformationResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (422 KB)
Residential Permit ChecklistResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (102 KB)
Residential Lighting StandardsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (221 KB)
Residential Construction InformationAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (257 KB)
Residential Addition/Remodel InformationResidential Building InfoAdditionsRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (119 KB)
Photovoltaic (Solar) RequirementsCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsPlanning and Building PDF (81 KB)
New PEX Use RequirementsCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (93 KB)
Non-Residential Lighting Testing RequirementsCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (53 KB)
Lead Abatement InformationResidential Building InfoAdditionsRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (472 KB)
Impact and Capacity Fee RefundAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (101 KB)
How to Get a Building PermitCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsTelecommunication FacilitiesBuilding FormsBuilding Department HandoutsPlanning and Building PDF (218 KB)
Guidelines for Plan Organization and Sheet IdentificationCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsTelecommunication FacilitiesBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (96 KB)
Grading & Drainage InfoResidential Building InfoLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (188 KB)
Gas Pressure Tests – InformationResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (188 KB)
Garage and Carport Construction InformationResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (194 KB)
Foundation Work Information HandoutResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (188 KB)
Fee InformationResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (190 KB)
Cool Roofs RequirementsCommercial Building RequirementsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (221 KB)
Commercial Permit ChecklistCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (199 KB)
Commercial Handrail InformationCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (220 KB)
Commercial Grading & Drainage InformationCommercial Building RequirementsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (183 KB)
Carbon Monoxide AlarmsResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionFire PreventionBuilding FormsPlanning and Building PDF (99 KB)
Permit Application-Owner/BuilderResidential Building InfoAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsBuilding ApplicationsPermit Application FormsBuilding Department Handouts PDF (150 KB)
Permit Application-ContractorCommercial Building RequirementsLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsBuilding FormsBuilding ApplicationsPermit Application Forms PDF (44 KB)
Encroachment Permit Info SheetAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelInstallationsPublic Works PDF (191 KB)
Parcel or Subdivision ChecklistAdditionsNew ConstructionPlanning and Building PDF (448 KB)
Planning Fee ScheduleLandscaping & TreesAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelProperty UsesTelecommunication FacilitiesShort Term RentalsPlanning Division FormsBuilding Department HandoutsPlanning and Building PDF (363 KB)
Planning General ApplicationAdditionsNew ConstructionProperty UsesPermit Application FormsPlanning and Building PDF (239 KB)
SPAR Trash Enclosure StandardsAdditionsNew ConstructionRepair, RemodelPlanning and Building PDF (386 KB)
SPAR Parking StandardsAdditionsNew ConstructionPermit Application FormsPlanning and Building PDF (720 KB)
SPAR ChecklistAdditionsNew ConstructionPermit Application FormsPlanning and Building PDF (371 KB)
Sewer Lateral Replacement ApplicationAdditionsRepair, RemodelPublic Works PDF (242 KB)
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You should make sure you get all the permits you need before you start your project.  Some projects may trigger fees are upgrades that may increase costs.

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