Building & Safety

The Building and Safety Division administers and enforces uniform federal and state codes, and City adopted laws and ordinances pertaining to construction. This responsibility includes state mandates that ensure structures meet or exceed minimum life safety standards. The Building division assures that these standards achieved by applying consistent procedures and processes to review and approve plans and specifications, issue permits, make field inspections, and issue certificates of occupancy. 


To request any Building inspections by phone, please call our automated Inspection Request Line at 951-765-2428.

online portal

The Community Development Web Portal gives you access to apply for a new permit, check plan review status, and more. We encourage everyone to use the portal for these services by clicking the link below.    

City of Hemet Online Portal

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    Pete Goodrich

    Interim Building Official

  2. Building & Safety

    Physical Address
    510 E Florida Avenue
    Covell Building
    Hemet, CA 92543

    Fax: (951) 765-3878
    Emergency Phone: 911


    Monday through Friday

    7:00 am to 5:00 pm