All Planning services are  available online.  If you have questions, contact us by visiting (then select Planning).  

Submitting a Formal Planning Application

The Planning Department has three simple steps to help make your submittal as smooth as possible:

  1. Complete applications (applications are available below) are required
  2. Submit Planning Applications online (below)
  3. If complete, pay fees (staff will email invoices). If incomplete, fix errors.
  1. #1 Applications
  2. #2 Submit Online
  3. #3 Fees

Complete Applications

All of our Planning Applications are available below. Please read through the entire application to make sure all requirements have been met. If you have additional questions, please call us at 951-694-6400 and request to speak with the Planner of the Day (POD).


Pre-Applications allow applicants to receive a City of Temecula review prior to a formal application. Some highlights of our Pre-Application are:

  • It is free
  • Important feedback is provided before a formal submittal
  • It takes ~2 weeks for review
  • No appointment is needed for submittal
  • Submit Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Fill-out our Pre-Application Form and submit it to the Planning Department.