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  • The Department of Building and Safety Environmental Compliance Division with Code Enforcement and the Environmental Programs Division (EPD) works on restoring the natural environment in Riverside County impacted by grading activities conducted without a grading permit.
  • Typical grading violations occur when private property owners or developers cut, fill or excavate earth, alter the natural land forms, clear native vegetation, and/or impact existing drainage conditions without a proper permit.
  • When a Stop-work action has been issued on the project by Code Enforcement, a Restoration Assessment is required for the Department of Building and Safety and the Environmental Programs Division (EPD) to assess the property and determine the restoration requirements for the property. Additional permits, agency clearances and mitigation measures may also be required to bring the site into compliance.


Illegal Grading NotificationClick Here 
Restoration Assessment ApplicationClick Here 
Restoration Assessment Permit FeesClick Here
Earthwork Restoration Plan GuidelinesClick Here
Earthwork Restoration Plan NotesClick Here
Restoration CertificationClick Here
Notice of PendencyClick Here



Roberto Flores 
Direct Line Phone:(951) 955-2559
General Information Phone:(951) 955-1800
FAX:(951) 955-1491
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ADDRESS:4080 Lemon Street, 9th Floor
Riverside, CA 92502