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Applications / Permits
Commercial & Non-Residential
You will find all applications used by our department for any commercial (non-residential) purposes. If you are unsure of which application you need please contact the
Community Development Department
at (909) 364-2740.
Application / Information / Requirements
When do I Need This Application?
Appeal Information and Application
To appeal a land use decision made by a reviewing authority other than the City Council.
Building Location Certification
Building Elevation, Location & Height certification. To be completed by a licensed Land Surveyor or registered Civil Engineer.
Building Permit Application
Required to do any type of construction in the City.
Building Permit Authorization (Precise Grade: Commercial & Multi-Family Residential Development) Application
When submitting precise grading plans / on-site utility plans for a commercial or multifamily development.
Building Permit Authorization (Precise Grade: Residential Single Lot Development) Application
When submitting precise grading plans / on-site utility plans for a residential single lot development.
Building Permit Authorization (Precise Grade:
Tract Development) Application
To verify design standards and conditions of approval for approved projects prior to any permits issued.
Certificate of Occupancy (No TI Planned)
Required before you can occupy your business space and open for business.
Certificate of Occupancy Application (Temporary)
for training, stocking, and release of utilities prior to building permit final.
Conditional Use Permit Information
Required for construction, alteration, or expansion of every use that is allowed within a land use district: subject to a conditional use permit.
Conditional Use Permit for Wireless Communication Facilities
Required for major wireless communication facilities, major modifications to an existing wireless communications facility, collocation that is a substantial change to an existing wireless communications facility, or a wireless communications facility located within a residential zone.
Equestrian and Large Animal Permit Application & Procedures
Required for any equestrian and large animal keeping uses or businesses with the Equestrian Large Animal Overlay District.
Erosion Control Information
Installation, inspection, and approval for construction of soils erosion / sediment control plans.
Extension of Time Information and Application
To request an extension of time of a conditional approval of a project.
Foundation and Slab Design Requirements
For additions and minor structures.
General Plan and Development Code Amendments Information
Required for changes to the general plan, development code, or zoning map.
Grading Inspection Report
Required for any grading.
Guidelines for grading.
Grease Interceptor Requirements
food services establishments.
Grease Interceptor Waiver Request Applications
To waive the Grease Interceptor requirement.
Geotechnical Report Information
Guidelines for preparation of geotechnical reports.
Landscape Plan Check Information and Application
Required to verify compliance of design standards and conditions of approval for approved projects.
Land Use Application Questionnaire
Used for all but minor land use applications; "Environmental Study Guidelines" are referenced in the application.
A procedure to provide relief from zoning provisions when special circumstances applicable to property deprives such property of privileges enjoyed by other properties in the vicinity with the same zoning designations.
To open a massage clinic in the City.
To obtain a license to work as a masseuse.
Minor Pre-Entitlement Research Application
This application is for pre-entitlement review that requires staff time for research, meeting attendance, conference calls, etc., prior to formal application submittal.
Minor Oriented Business License
This application is for any person(s) who are employed at, or own, a minor-oriented business pursuant to Chapter 5.32 of the Chino Hills Municipal Code. This application is also used for Ice Cream Vendor licenses.
Non-Structurally Affixed/Non-Illuminated Sign Permit Application
For signs that are non-electrical and/or non-structural, such as "foam" type signs.
Off-Site Grading Letter Information
Required when developer needs to work outside of his property, but in conjunction with his project.
Permanent Sign Information and Application
For signs that are electrical/illuminated and/or structurally affixed to the building, as well as for Pylon and monument signs.
Plan Check Contact List Information
List of important phone numbers frequently used during the plan check process.
Plan Preparation / Signature on Plans Information
Explains how to prepare plans for submittal and required signatures.
Planned Development Information
Process to establish greater flexibility and design for more efficient use of land and provides detailed planning and design of land use guidelines and standards.
Pre-Application Conference Information
To request a meeting with staff to discuss a project prior to formal application submittal.
Pre-Grading Meeting Information
Explains the purpose and process of a pre-grade meeting.
Site Development Permit Information and Application
Provides an administrative review and approval of detailed plans for proposed uses which have a relatively low potential for adverse impact on the subject site or the surrounding community due to the nature of magnitude of the site.
Site Development Permit Application for Wireless Communications Facilities
Required for minor facilities, minor modifications to an existing facility, collocations that do not substantially change an existing wireless communications facility, removal of transmission equipment, or replacement of transmission equipment.
Site Plan Review Submittal Information
Required for construction, alteration, or expansion of land uses that are permitted within a zoning district; subject to approved site plan.
Special Events Information and Application
For temporary use property for special events (i.e. fairs, carnivals, religious, pageants, etc.)
Sub-Contractors List Information
Must be completed prior to certificate of occupancy / building final.
Soils and Geology Review Information and Application
Explains procedure and submittal requirements.
Temporary Shade Structures Information
Provides details about limitations and standards.
Temporary Use Permit Information and Application (General)
To allow certain uses to operate in the City for a defined period of time.
Temporary Use Permit Information and Application (Construction Office / Security Office)
To obtain a setdown permit for temporary construction or security office.
Temporary Use Permit Information and Application (Model Home / Sales Office / Design Center / Sales Trailer and Temporary Signs)
For temporary use of residential units within recorded subdivisions as sales offices and/or model homes, sales trailer and temporary signs; also to permit temporary advertising structure.
Temporary Banners/Flags Information and Application
For temporary advertising of business openings, promotional items, or special events.
Tentative Parcel Map (Minor Subdivision) Application and Information
Required for subdivision of four or less parcels.
Tenant Improvement Application and Checklist
Required for any interior improvements to commercial space.
Tree and Plant Removal Information and Application
Requirements for tree and riparian plant removal.
The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Tree Pruning Standards
Tree pruning standards.
Zoning Verification Request Application
To request a letter verifying zoning for a specific Assessor's Parcel Number (APN).
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