Development Services 

The Development Services Department (DSD) is responsible for implementing the land use goals, policies, and regulations established by the Murrieta City Council for private and public development projects. To effectively carry out these responsibilities, DSD is comprised of the following four separate but interrelated divisions. Feel free to select from the links to learn more about their respective roles and responsibilities.

    Implements and updates the City’s land development regulations through plan review and long-range planning functions, respectively.

General Maps

Murrieta Residential Activity Map November 2022

Residential Activity Supplemental Handout November 2022

Non-Residential Activity Map_April 2023

Non-Residential Activity Map_Supplemental Handout_April 2023

    Develops and implements a cohesive and untied approach to recruitment, attraction, and business growth in the City.
    Ensures new development meets state and local construction standards through plan check and building inspection.
    Ensures residents and businesses comply with the City’s various land use codes and nuisance regulations.