Building & Safety Permits

We provide residents, contractors, developers, architects and engineers with fast and friendly counter services. The Building & Safety Department processes building permit applications for plan-check submittals and coordinates with other city departments in the application and permitting process. We will issue building permits that require plan check submittal when all approvals are obtained and the project is approved to begin construction. All fees are due prior to building permit issuance.

We offer the following permits over-the-counter during counter hours maximum of three submittals per applicant. City Standard Block & Retaining Wall, City Standard Patio Cover, Attached Aluma wood Patio Cover, HVAC, Water Heater, Certificate of Occupancy Application, Pool and Spa, Electrical Panel Upgrades, Minor Plumbing and Electric, Demolition and Re-Roof permits.

See forms and more information, importance of safe construction, work except from a permit.  To verify the address is in the City of Menifee, search the address in City Maps

Submittal Requirements


  1. Submittal Requirements for New Commercial Projects
  2. Submittal Requirements for Tenant Improvement Alterations and Additions

Residential Tract 

  1. Submittal Requirements for New Multi-Family and Tract Homes
  2. Tract Street Names and Addressing
  3. Wall Submittal Sequence Sheet

Planning, Fire and Engineering 

These departments play important roles in the permit process. For permits that require plan-check submittal, approval may be required from all departments (Building, Planning, Engineering, and Fire). It is highly recommended that you contact each department to obtain a list of department specific requirements.