Community Development Department

The City of Hemet Community Development Department consists of the following divisions whose primary responsibility is for the orderly development and maintenance of property, residences and businesses.  The Community Development Department staff reviews projects and building plans to ensure they comply with all current building codes, applicable laws and local zoning to ensure compatibility of land use in the built environment and manages various grant programs.

housing division

The Housing division manages state-funded grant programs which provide assistance to senior citizens and permanently disabled property owners and implements neighborhood based programs and services.


The Planning division combines functions of Current and Advance planning to manage development within the framework established in the City's General Plan and Municipal Code.  Planning division oversight strives to achieve orderly and compatible development to create livable neighborhoods, support economic development, and sustain a high quality of life for Hemet's citizens.  Planning staff coordinates with business owners, local community groups, citizens, engineers, architects and other project proponents to ensure that every development project makes the most sense for the community and makes Hemet a desirable place to live, work and play.

  1. Salvador Lopez

    Interim Community Development Director

  2. Community Development

    Physical Address
    445 E Florida Avenue
    City Hall
    Hemet, CA 92543

    Fax: (951) 765-2337
    Emergency Phone: 911


    Monday through Friday

    7:30 am to 5:30 pm