Community Development

As Riverside County continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases, the City of Menifee will be transitioning to virtual and phone service-only during a temporary closure of City Hall and other facilities beginning Wednesday, January 12. City facilities are expected to reopen on Monday, January 31.

The Community Development Department is committed to maintaining continuity of City services, and will be offering select services online and by phone. Please see below for more details, or visit our Virtual City Services webpage

In person meetings at City Hall may be scheduled when City Hall is open to the public. We encourage continued use of video/phone meetings.

Planning Division
We will continue to accept and encourage electronic submittals. If hard copies are required, these will only be accepted by mail and when City Hall is open to the public. We will be accepting electronic submittals through email.

If you have an existing application please continue to work with your planner via email.

For general information requests:
(951) 723-3741 or Email

For new submittals:
Please submit applications through email.

Thank you for visiting the Community Development Department webpage. If you are not able to find the resources or information you need, please contact us via the contact information located on the right hand side of the screen.

Roles and Responsibilities

The role of the Community Development Department is to implement the City’s vision and goals for community development and land use as established in the General Plan and Development Code.

Responsibilities include a wide range of activities ranging from processing residential, commercial and industrial land use requests/applications, environmental review and long range planning of the community by way of preparing and updating the General Plan and Development Code.