Plan Review Process and Information

  1. Covid-19 Process

New Submittal

For the safety of City Employees, the Building Division has implemented the following process for submittal of plans.
  • Applicant shall complete a permit application and fee quote form.
  • Applicant returns completed forms via email to Permit Technician will prepare a price quote for the plan review fee. This invoice will be sent to the applicant, at which time the applicant will receive payment instructions. The plan check number is only temporary and should not be used for plan check status information.
  • Once payment is received the plans will be processed.
  • If plans are sent in paper form, there is a drop box on the West side of the building labeled “Plan Drop Off Only” or you can mail the plans or have them delivered by a courier. Please be advised, if the plans are sent to the outside plan check consultant, they will be quarantined another 2 days to meet their safety standards.
  • If the plans are sent in electronic form they should be sent to Once approved, a final paper set will need to be submitted for signature and approval.
  • For complete electronic submittal requirements, please review our Electronic Submittal Requirments.


Applicant can resubmit plans either electronically or in paper form. The above process should be followed. Please ensure the plan check comments and reference to the corrections are submitted along with the plans.


When plans have been approved by all Departments, an e-mail will be sent to the applicant to provide a complete printed copy of the plans. Instructions will be sent on how to send those plans.

Permit Issuance

Permit will be considered issued when the following has been completed and you are notified by the City of Hemet that your Job Card and Plans are ready for delivery.  Please be advised any work performed before notification from the City will be considered "working without a permit" and a special investigation fee may be charged.:
  1. Physical plans have been wet-signed approved by all required City of Hemet Departments.
  2. Applicant submits all required releases from outside agencies, ie. Health Department; School Fee Receipt; TUMF Payment Receipt, etc.  The City will provide you the necessary information that is still outstanding.
  3. Applicant will be provided an invoice to pay for permit fees and any subsequent plan check fees.
  4. Applicant will be provided a permit signature page.
  5. Applicant pays outstanding fees.
  6. Applicant returns the provided permit signature page.
  7. Applicant is notified the permit has been issued.

Job Card and Plans

Once the fees have been paid, the applicant will be emailed a permit/plan pick up notification form. Please bring this form with you to our office between the hours of 8:00am - 10:00am Monday -Thursday.