Permit Applications and Handouts

Click here to schedule an appointment to visit the Community Development Department.

Permit Applications


Skip the lines, skip the wait, and schedule an appointment to visit the Chino Hills Building & Safety Division. All appointments are given priority service at the counter.  

For further questions, please call the Building & Safety Division at 909-364-2780 or 
send an email to: 

Click the following links to view our department permit applications and handouts by category: 

Commercial Permits/Handouts                            Residential Permits/Handouts

Please note that we do not accept online submittals. All applications can be turned in at the public counter in the Community Development Department. Please read "When is a permit required?" and, "What is exempt from permits (PDF)" to determine if you need a permit. If you are still unsure if you need a permit, or are unsure which application(s) may be required for your project, or have any additional questions, please contact the Building & Safety Department at (909) 364-2780 or email Community Development.

Administrative Applications and Fee Schedules

Application / Agreements / Fee ScheduleWhen do I Need This Application?
Application Fees (PDF) This is a list of all application fees for the department 
Development Impact Fee Schedule (PDF)    To view development fees  
Refund Request (PDF) To obtain a refund for a project that required a trust account 
Trust Deposit Account (TDA) Application & Agreement  (PDF)
In order to process a land development project, a Trust Deposit Account (TDA) must be established prior to the City commencing any work on the project 

Convenience Fee

A 2.5% convenience fee is assessed on ALL transactions for the use of credit/debit cards paid to the City of Chino Hills. This fee appears as a separate charge on your bank statement and receipts are not available from the City.