Building & Safety


The Building and Safety Division is responsible for the review of construction plans and for the performance of various building inspection activities including issuance of Building Permits. This department protects the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, and quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the City of Duarte.

Building Inspector / Plan Checker
Office Hours: 8:00 am to 10:00 am ext. 236.
For Inspections call: (626) 357-7931 ext. 235

Building Codes
A copy of the adopted Building Codes are on file at Duarte City Hall.


Building Fees
Building Code fees are periodically amended and updated. 

Contact the Building and Safety Division at (626) 357-7931 ext. 235 for an estimate.

California Contractors State License Board
The California Contractors State License Board provides free information for both homeowners and contractors at

Residential Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Eligibility checklist for Expedited Solar Photovoltaic Permitting for One and Two Family Dwellings

Permit Application

Permit Application

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