Building Department Counter Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Closed Afternoons & Fridays)
or by Appointment

AB 3002 Business License, Building Permit Model Notice

Links to the Model Notices in English, Spanish, Tagalog, Korean, Vietnamese, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese below:

The Building & Safety Department reviews construction plans for residential and commercial projects. It issues permits for approved plans and follows up with periodic inspections to ensure that work meets various building codes. The department’s work focuses on seeing that structures are as safe as they can be.

Staff Contacts:

Acting Building Official

Daniel York, P.E., P.L.S.

New Permit Submittals:

Please Email the Building Permit Applications to:

Phone: (951) 677-7751 Ext. 201 
Request an Inspection 

If you would like to email us to schedule an inspection please do the following:


  1. Email
  2. Add INSPECTION REQUEST in the subject line to avoid delays

When submitting this email, please include the following information:
a) Permit Number; b) Project address; c) Requested Inspection Type; d) Onsite contact name & phone number; e) Special instructions related to this inspection.
 Request an inspection by phone, call (951) 677‐5616.
When leaving a voicemail, please include the following information: 
a) Permit Number; b) Project address; c) Requested Inspection Type; d) Onsite contact name & phone number; e) Special instructions related to this inspection.

All building inspection requests received by 4:00 pm will be scheduled for the following business day. Inspection requests made after 4:00 pm on Thursday will be scheduled for the following Tuesday.

Applications & Forms

Building Permit Application
Fee Schedule
Pool Barrier Notice updated 02- 2018
Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detector Notification

Construction Standards
Patio Cover Standard 03-2018
Block Wall
Retaining Wall

Solar Photo-Voltaic Submittal Requirements
Eligibility Checklist for Expedited Residential Solar Permitting

 Attention Residential Solar Installers: Please review the eligibility checklist to see if your project qualifies for expedited permitting. If your project qualifies, please submit by email a copy the completed checklist together with a copy of your plans and a completed building permit application. Email them to with the subject heading of Expedited Solar Permit and include the job address.

Electric Vehicle Charging Guidelines for Residential Buildings
Electric Vehicle Charging Guidelines and Form
Electrical Vehicle Charging SCE Electricians Guide

Construction Hours

Monday through Saturday
6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
No construction is permitted on Sunday or City observed holidays.
Outside Agency Contacts

School Fees – Contact Lake Elsinore Valley Unified School District:

Lake Elsinore Valley Unified School District

545 Chaney St, Building B

Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

951-353-7015 – Primary Contact

951-253-7000 ext. 15278 – Alternate Contact

Water Meter:

Contact Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Gas Meter:

Southern California Gas Co.


Electric Meter:

SCE Planning Department – See attached handout


Environmental Health Department (for septic system approval):

Environmental Health Department

3880 Lemon St, 2nd Floor

Riverside, CA 92501


(Land Use/Water Engineering/Housing)

The City of Wildomar has adopted the following code versions:
2019 California Building Code
2019 California Residential Code
2019 California Fire Code
2019 California Plumbing Code
2019 California Mechanical Code
2019 California Fuel Gas Code
2019 California Energy Conservation Code
2019 California Existing Building Code
2019 California Electrical Code
2019 California Green Code

City of Wildomar Design Criteria 

Ground Snow Load

Speed (mph)

Topographic Effects

Seismic Design Category


Frost Line


Winter Design Temp

Ice Barrier Underlayment Required

AirFreezing Index




D3 or E



Very Heavy




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