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The City of Stanton is located in northwestern Orange County. With a population of more than 39,000 in 3.1 square miles, residents enjoy a small town community feeling. The City was incorporated in 1956 and has enjoyed growth and prosperity since that time. The City's motto - Community Pride and Forward Vision identifies Stanton as a place where innovation and pride in the community are an important aspect of life in Stanton. Community excitement comes from revitalization of commercial and residential areas, and the attraction of major new developments created through an active redevelopment program. Stanton residents enjoy major retail opportunities, active civic volunteers and a business-friendly City organizations. Residents benefit from a wide variety of programs provided by the City which include great parks, a family resource center, annual holiday events and programs which support taking pride in ownership.
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about 4 yearsBuilding Permits for Your Home
Whether replacing a window
or roof, remodeling your
kitchen or bathroom, adding
a new room or second story,
virtually every homeowner
at some point in time wants
to make chan ges to their
home. A building permit is
required for most – but not
all – construction projects.
In addition to promoting quality construction and safety standards, the
building permit process also promotes projects that are attractive, fit well
within a neighborhood, and maintain and support good property values.
We hope the following overview of the building permit process will assist
you in making your construction project a reality.
The process to obtain a building permit follows several basic steps:
1. Draw a site plan, or a floor plan (if doing interior work), and discuss your
project with the Planning Division. Building and Safety will not issue a
permit without proper approvals from a City Planner. Planning Division
counter hours are from 1-5 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
2. Confirm that you need a Building Permit. You can call the City’s Building
and Safety Division at 890-4286 to determine if your project needs a
3. Bring your Planning approved documents and construction drawings
to the Building Division counter at City Hall and submit them to the
Building Permit Technician or Building Official. For a small-to mediumsized
project, start out simple (i.e., hand-drawn plan); we’ll let you know
if something more needs to be done to make your plans suitable for
processing. Building and Safety counter hours are from 7-8 a.m. and
1-5 p.m., Monday through Thursday.
4. After your plans are reviewed and determined to be complete and “code
compliant”, they will be approved, a building permit will be issued, and
work may begin. ... Read more