Land Use

Code Regulations

Allowed With Permit

  • Use of any building or portion of any building for living, sleeping, or cooking is permitted only if the structure was built and approved for that purpose.
  • Home-operated businesses are permitted if they are an office-type business with no employees, signage, or customer traffic. You must obtain a Business License (PDF) and/or Home Occupation Permit from the City of Fontana Business License Division and/or Planning Department.
  • Side and rear yard fences may not exceed 6' in height without Planning Department approval. A Building Permit is required for solid fences or walls exceeding 42" in height and for open fencing (chain link, wrought iron) in excess of 48" in height


  • Commercial uses are prohibited in residential zones.

For more information, please call (909) 854-8020.