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Virtual City Hall Permit Center

The City of Menifee will reopen City offices to the public on September 28th with a modified schedule. City Hall and the Community Services and Police Department lobbies will be open Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Virtual City Services will remain open.

Please note, the City of Menifee City Hall is now open to the public. City Hall will continue to be open for business virtually via our "Zero Stop Shop".

The City of Menifee is committed to maintaining continuity of City services while ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of its residents and staff. The City and will be offering select services online and by phone. Please see below for more details:

General Procedures

General Information
Meetings

All previously scheduled meetings/appointments will be rescheduled, conducted via phone, or video conference. Staff will be in contact to provide necessary meeting details for rescheduling meetings/calls.

Submittals

All walk-in services are suspended. Departments will accept electronic submittals. Please see below for department-specific procedures. If hard copies are required, these will only be accepted by mail. Please note that any submitted hard copy documents/plans will be placed in quarantine for 3 days before being processed/reviewed.

Payment of Fees

Payments will be accepted via credit cards with the appropriate City of Menifee Form, checks via the United States Postal Service or by setting up a deposit account via wire transfer. For credit card payments or deposits via wire transfer, please contact the City’s cashier at (951) 723-3883 or cashier@cityofmenifee.us.

If you are sending payment via check through the mail, please include copies of all invoices being paid. All credit card and wire transfer payments will be posted within 24 hours of receipt. If paying by check via the mail, because of quarantine procedures and remote work conditions, it may take up to 7 days to process check payments.

Pass-through payments (i.e. Environmental Health) shall be submitted by mail courier.

Business Licenses

Business license applications may be submitted via the City’s website. If you have questions, please call (951) 672-6777 and ask for Business License.

Building and Safety
Field Inspections

Field Inspections will continue for all exterior and unoccupied dwelling units/construction. Interior inspections of mechanical/HVAC and water heaters may be conducted via video or submission of photos using a template. Please contact chernandez@cityofmenifee.us or (951) 723-3877 for more information on this process.

Submittals

All walk-in services are suspended. If hard copies are required, these will only be accepted by mail and be processed electronically. Please note that any submitted hard copy documents/plans will be placed in quarantine for 3 days before being processed/reviewed.

Please contact (951) 723-3877 or chernandez@cityofmenifee.us for more information.

  • Permits

    Submit permit applications online. Incomplete applications will be emailed back.
    All solar plans will be submitted electronically to solar@cityofmenifee.us (no exceptions).
    Permits, such as tracts and commercial permits, that require the "Permit Issuance Approval Form" must be included with permit submittals. Staff will review along with other departments. Conditions of Approval not met will be identified and returned to the applicant.

  • Plans

    Submit building plans electronically via email to building_submittals@cityofmenifee.us or through cloud-based systems (i.e. Dropbox), or through flash-drives.
    Please note that third-party plan reviews are currently at a three (3) week turnaround for first-time submittals.

  • Plan Check Corrections

    All corrections will be provided electronically via email. All correspondence will be conducted via the applicant.

  • Certificates of Occupancy

    A project requiring Temporary Certificates of Occupancy (TCO) or Certificates of Occupancy (C of O) must submit a completed "Approval Form" via email. Staff will review along with other departments. Conditions of Approval not met will be identified and returned to the applicant. These will be mailed or sent electronically via email to the applicant.

Permit Issuance

Applicants must notify the Building & Safety department once all applicable fees have been paid. Upon receipt of this notification, the applicant will be provided the License Declaration via email.

Permits and plans may be picked up from City Hall by appointment only. To schedule a pick-up, call (951) 723-3877 or visit our Qless system online.

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement staff will focus on cases that pose an imminent health and safety hazard. Complaints may be submitted via the City’s app or by calling (951) 246-6214. Questions regarding violations/citations may be sent via email to bchivara@cityofmenifee.us or achavez@cityofmenifee.us or by phone at (951) 723-3759.

Community Development Department
Planning Division

All walk-in services are suspended. We will be accepting electronic submittals at planning_submittals@cityofmenifee.us. If you have submitted an application please continue to work with your planner via email.

Contact

Please see below for the points of contact for various inquiries:

Type of Question Contact Person Phone Number Email
General Information Requests Brandon Cleary (951) 723-3761 bcleary@cityofmenifee.us
Zoning Questions Russell Brown (951) 723-3745 rbrown@cityofmenifee.us
Submittals     planning_submittals@cityofmenifee.us
Existing Application Assigned Planner    
Engineering Department
Plans Submittals

Engineering plans may be submitted electronically. Please contact rpaul@cityofmenifee.us or (951) 723-3882 for more information.

Fire-OFM Department
Fire Inspections

Field inspections will continue for all exterior and unoccupied units/construction. Until further notice, no inspections will be conducted at a medical facility (including urgent care). We will help assist in evaluating the need for inspections of residential care facilities, adult daycare, and child care facilities. In some cases, alternative methods may be utilized, or the inspection may be able to be postponed. Please contact menifeeofm@cityofmenifee.us or (951) 246-6215.

Plans Submittals

Fire prevention plans may be submitted electronically to menifeeofm@cityofmenifee.us. Please contact brivera@cityofmenifee.us or (951) 723-3732 for more information.

Information from Our Partners

Payment of School Fees
  • Perris Union High School District: Administrative offices remain open. Please call (951) 943-6369 for the collection of fees.
  • Romoland Union School District: Administrative offices are operating with limited staff, with school fees accepted on Wednesdays. Please call (951) 926-9244 for more information.
  • Menifee Union School District: Administrative offices are open by appointment only. Please email the request for an appointment to eoliver@menifeeusd.org or jsellers@menifeeusd.org.

In the event the district offices discontinue services, the City will issue building permits and ensure payment of school fees prior to any Certificate of Occupancy releases.

Payment of TUMF Fees

WRCOG has established procedures to pay electronically. Please contact tumfcalculations@wrcog.us or (909) 709-5453 for more information.