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To our valued customers: Our office is now open to serve you in person. In an effort to continue to comply with State and County directives relative to COVID-19, we strongly encourage that you make an appointment. In addition, social distancing standards and face coverings are required in our offices.

For appointments, inspection services and questions, please contact us using the virtual counter here.

Planning, Building and Land Development Divisions:

To submit plans and applications, please access the EZOP customer portal here.  For EZOP help, call (800) 722-4542.

Code Enforcement and Fire Hazard Abatement:

To discuss a specific case, or to ask questions, please contact us by phone at (909) 884-4056 or by using the virtual counter here. 

For other general questions, please contact us by phone at: (909) 387-8311 or (760) 995-8140

Land Use Services Department

The Land Use Services Department is dedicated to ensuring a balance in the areas of housing, business, and recreational needs for the diverse cultures and communities of San Bernardino County. This is accomplished through comprehensive regional planning and enforcement of building standards, land uses, and environmental impacts. 

The Land Use Services Department continues to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors to San Bernardino County by providing a framework for orderly growth while maintaining the highest level of public safety.  

How Can We Help

What Can I Do on My Property (Zoning)?

Which Permits Do I Need?

EZ Online Permitting and Electronic Plan Reviews

San Bernardino County Land Use Services offers EZ Online Permitting and Electronic Plans for various permit applications. For more information on EZ Online Permitting please follow the link to the EZOP Portal here. For details on offered records that can be submitted click here.

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After five years of analysis and public engagement, the Board of Supervisors adopted the Countywide Plan—a new set of plans and tools that go well beyond a traditional general plan for its unincorporated communities, which complements and informs the Countywide Vision for all. Check out the Countywide Plan at  
Joshua trees are now protected by the State of California as a candidate for listing as an endangered species. At this time, the County cannot issue a permit to take (by removal or transplanting) any Joshua tree.     

County’s Special Inspector Application:


Click on the Code Enforcement - Short Term Rentals tab or call Code Enforcement at (909) 884-4056 for additional information.

Effective January 1, 2018, per AB 1379, a State of California mandate:

The Building and Safety Division will assess an additional $4 per non-residential building permit for funding the State’s Certified Access Specialist program.

The purpose of this funding is to establish and publicize a program for voluntary certification by the state of any person who meets the specified criteria as a Certified Access Specialist (CASp).

 Effective April 4, 2016, Revised thresholds for provisions of Water Quality Management Plans (WQMP) and Post Construction Measure Plans (PCMP)

In July 2013, the State Water Resources Control Board made revisions to the previous permit which mandated additional review and inspection activities for development projects. These changes are now being implemented locally through the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (RWQCB) and will impact development projects in County areas including Phelan, Pinon Hills, Spring Valley Lake, Baldy Mesa and unincorporated areas of Hesperia, Victorville and Apple Valley.

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The Land Use Service Department is also available on Skype, by appointment only. Please email us with your Skype user name and we'll get back to you. View the Skype instructions for more information.

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