Building & Safety Services Department

Welcome

My name is Trang Huynh and I welcome you to the Internet site of the Building and Safety Services Department. The department provides public services to you by five major work divisions: Administrative and Support Services, Plan Check, Permit, Grading, and Community Improvement. With twenty-four dedicated employees in the department, we will be able to serve you from plan check, permit process for construction projects on private properties, to the requirements of property maintenance or respond to any questions you may need regarding the enforcements of ADA, structural engineering, energy, fire, life safety requirements.

 

I hope that these pages will be able to answer the questions you may have. I would like to hear your feedback and opinions about our services. You can go to the Building and Safety Services Department Organization Chart or go to the individual page of different work
divisions for more detailed information. Thank you very much for your visit.

Mission

The Building and Safety Services Department provides quality service to the community in a manner that is comprehensive, efficient and knowledgeable. We continue our commitment to excellent public safety and quality of life by building strong relationships and partnerships with residents, businesses, and the development communities; through innovative programming, technology and the enforcement of the highest standards of codes adopted by the state and city.

Goals

The goal of Building and Safety is to provide excellent public service, by expanding and broadening communication with our customers, while maintaining comprehensive citywide construction and code enforcement programs.

Highlights of Fiscal Year 2015 - 2016

  •  Continue to further enhance the use of the new permit software – Accela Automation (AA) and the Electronic Development Review (EDR) process. This has been a successful transition for the department and its customers. The use of AA and EDR will continue to improve employee productivity and customer service greatly during this fiscal year.
  •  Provide and coordinate the activities of three neighborhood clean-ups during this fiscal year.
  •  Work with businesses to ensure compliance with the sign and shopping cart ordinance.
  •  Consolidate and provide shared services among the department’s key work units and collaborate with all city departments on special projects.

NEW TECHNOLOGY: ON-LINE PLAN CHECK & PERMIT PROCESS

Accelerate (Start Using or Create a User Account)

What is Accelerate? 
Accelerate is the City's online portal service to help you apply for a permit, track it's review, request inspections, view inspection results, and pay applicable related fees.

Is there a Mobile Device Version?
The Mobile Device Version (https://aca.accela.com/cityofrc/amca/) offers a convenient way to schedule inspections & view their status, and you can also track the status of your record from initial application through to completion.

How do I get help?
If you need help setting up or accessing your Accelerate user account, you can review the provided online resources (FAQs and Help) or call (909) 477-2700 during business hours and ask the Operator to transfer you to one of the permit counter staff who will provide concierge assistance.

Do You Have Permits from us before May 29, 2014?
If you were associated with a permit application, plan check, or permit case/record processed before May 30, 2014 by the Building & Safety, Engineering, and/or Planning Departments, then you might wish to link them to your Accelerate user account.

To request to have them linked you must:
1.  Create your Accelerate user account and after creating your account
2.  Complete and submit the Link Existing Cases/Records form

 

 

 

Contact Information
10500 Civic Center Dr.
P.O. Box 807
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
P. (909) 477-2710
F. (909) 477-2711