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SealCity of Beaumont, CA
550 East 6th Street
Beaumont, CA 92223

Building & Safety Department

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1. I want to change out my existing lighting fixtures. Do I need a permit?
2. I need help with my project. Are Building Inspectors available to come to my home?
3. When are building permits required?
4. How tall can I build my fence or wall at my home?
5. When are electrical, plumbing, or mechanical permits required?
6. Do accessory buildings require a building permit? What are the setbacks?
7. Does a lattice or solid patio require a permit and what is the cost?
8. Do I need a permit for a gas line? How deep do I need to put it?
9. Do I need a permit for a portable spa?
10. Does a concrete or asphalt driveway require a building permit?
11. Do I need a permit to re-roof (replace roofing material) my house and what is the fee?
12. I am getting ready to dig a hole in my yard, but I don't know if there are any utilities buried underground. Is there someone I can call to help me locate them?
13. Do I need a permit for a fence or block wall? Where can I put it on my property?
14. Does a permit expire?
15. How many plans are required to be submitted into plan check?
16. How long does the plan check process take?
17. When can I request an inspection?
18. I want to extend an electrical line. Is a permit required? How deep do I need to put it?
19. When are the inspectors available in the office?
20. How much does a building permit cost?
21. What is the Economic Stimulus program?
22. How many layers of roofing material (shingles) can I put on my house before I have to tear off?
23. I want to build a little structure that is smaller then 120 square feet, do I need a permit?

Code Compliance

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1. Do I need a permit for a yard sale?
2. How long can I park my car on the street?
3. How do I report a code violation, including property needing maintenance, illegal dumping or an abandoned vehicle?
4. Who do I contact to report graffiti that needs to be removed?
5. How can I get rid of a junked or inoperable vehicle?
6. Can I park my vehicle on my front yard?
7. How long can my RV, and/or trailer parked on the street?
8. Who maintains the right-of-way including the trees?
9. Can I have a canopy in the front of my house?
10. How can I advertise for my yard sale?
11. What are the restrictions for posting signs, banners and flags?
12. Who do I call for animal control issues?
13. Who do I report West-Nile Virus concerns to?
14. Who do I report dead birds/squirrels suspected of having West Nile Virus?
15. Can I put my trashcans out the night before trash day and how long can they stay on the curbside?
16. Where can I dispose of hazardous waste (batteries, oil, paint)?
17. Who do I call when I have bulky items to dispose of?
18. What are the construction noise work hours?
19. Can I drain my swimming pool water into the gutter?
20. Can I put a portable basketball hoop at the end of my cul-de-sac?
21. Who do I contact to have a shopping cart picked up in my neighborhood?
22. Do I need a permit for an alarm on my home or business?
23. Can I build a Carport in front of my house?

Economic Development

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1. How are my property taxes calculated?
2. What do property taxes do for me?
3. What do development impact mitigation fees pay for?
4. What does the Development Impact Mitigation Fee Deferral Program do for me?

Police Department

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1. How much does a police report cost?
2. How do I get my towed vehicle released?
3. Does the Police Department offer livescan fingerprinting? How much does it cost?
4. What are your hours of operation of the property department?

Property Department

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1. Where do I go to get my property back?
2. How do I get my found property back?
3. How do I get my property held for safekeeping back?
4. How do I get my firearms back?
5. Can someone else pick up an owner's property?
6. What if property has been wrongly released or destroyed?
7. Does the Police Property Unit auction unclaimed property and evidence?
8. How do I get my vehicle released after it has been towed by the Police Department?

Public Works Department

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1. How do I schedule an inspection for my current public works project?
2. How do I get added to the public works bid list?
3. What are the road standards and specs?