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Building Division

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Welcome to the Building Division!


The Building and Safety Division is one of three divisions of the Community Development Department. The Division is responsible for the enforcement of City regulations concerning construction on private property. This Division is managed by the Building Official, Merry Westerlin.

It is our overall goal to provide a safe, pleasant living and work environment for all of our citizens. If you have questions about your development project, please feel free to contact us. We will do our best to respond promptly.


Public Counter Hours

Building permit and plan check submittal

Monday through Thursday

7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

To set up a special appointment call (909) 625-9437.


Building Division Staff

Laura embree

Administrative Secretary

Laura Embree

(909) 625-9477


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Plans Examiner

Dennis McGehee,

(909) 625-9439


Building Official/Code Enforcement Manager

 ADA Coordinator

Merry Westerlin, C.B.O.

(909) 625-9437



Building Inspector

Michael Dorsey

(909) 625-9438