Building activity declined in Chino Hills during the coronavirus, according to the city’s building official Winston Ward. Building permit issuance was down 17 percent in April and 30 percent in May. Revenues declined 18 percent in April and 39 percent in May.
The closure of city hall to the public for more than two months undoubtedly contributed to the decline in building plan check submittals and permit issuance, Mr. Ward said.
He expects to see an increase in activity in the summer months now that city hall has reopened.