Parade of Lights & Holiday Festival

Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 5:45 P.M.

Building Division

The Building & Safety Division issues building permits and performs plan checks.

We perform inspections on all building construction, additions, and alterations to assure compliance with the current City of Desert Hot Springs building codes, Riverside County ordinances, and state and federal laws.

For more information, please contact a Permit Technician at (760) 329-6411.

 

BUILDING DESIGN CRITERIA: WIND SPEEDS

Commercial:

Risk Category I = 120 mph

Risk Category II = 130 mph

Risk Category III/IV = 140 mph

 

CRC/Residential = 130 mph

Wind Exposure: C

Seismic Zone: D

Live load: Equal to 20 Pounds

Snow load: Equal to 5 Pounds

Climate Zone: 15

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