Building & Safety

Purpose & Responsibilities

The Building and Safety Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of all applicable regulatory clearances, codes and standards, fees, plan reviewinspections and application of City, State, and Federal laws and ordinances.

As of March 20, 2020, the City of Temecula Permit Center has moved entirely online. The physical Permit Center is no longer open to the public and will be closed until it is appropriate to re-open in-person services.

Please contact us by e-mailing us at

Please read our updated submittal instructions below. We appreciate your patience and understanding in  advance as we adapt to an online process.

Prior to submitting online, please email us at One of our staff will walk you through the process of submitting online. 

2019 California Building Code Updates

The 2019 California Building Codes are now in effect. Find the 2019 Building Codes on the Building Standard Commission's website.

Save Time and Request Online

Once you have received an issued Building Permit, you may now request a Building and Safety inspection online.