Public Works/Engineering

Effective December 7, 2020: Drop-Off and Pick/up hours are now from 9 a.m. to noon during City Hall Closure. You can drop-off plans, permit applications, or other submittal documents, for Building, Planning, Engineering, Business licenses Here's the process:

  1. Call (951) 304-2489 
    This lets us know you are coming. While not required, it helps ensure that we bring your documents inside promptly.
  2. Deposit (or Retrieve) your Documents 
    Drop-off/Pick-up bins are located just outside the front door of City Hall, under a pop-up tent. Put documents inside plastic sleeves (which the City provides), and place in the bin.
  3. Make Payment by:
    Calling with your credit card information at (951) 304-2489 or Mailing or overnight a check (UPS, USPS, or FedEx) to the City.
  4. You can check the status of your submission on this page (updated weekly)

We will contact the applicant if we have questions, and to let them know when plans are ready for pick-up. Plans to be picked up will then be placed in a pick-up bin in the same location as the drop off bins.



Welcome to the Department of Public Work/Engineering! The department is responsible for a wide range of activities related to the development, maintenance and safety of the City’s infrastructure:

  • Design, project management and inspection of capital improvement projects.
  • Develop and maintain a Capital Improvement Plan.
  • Review of the engineering and traffic proposals of private development plans.
  • Research and apply for state and federal grants opportunities to offset the cost of projects.
  • Maintenance of roads, the public right-of-way, traffic signals and signs, streetlights.
  • Maintenance of City owned buildings, facilities, and parks.
  • Counter services to facilitate the issuance of encroachment, grading, transportation and other types of permits.

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