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Inspections are performed between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Appointment times are not given.
A City Business License is required in each city where you conduct business and at each location within the city
If you already have a valid sellers permit but it is not registered for your new business, you must contact the State Board of Equalization regarding changes and/or additions
Yes. Although your name, address, and phone number are required on the complaint form, your personal information will not be released to the public, unless court-ordered by subpoena, under state law. Click to download our Complaint Form.
Yes. A permit is required for all residential yard sales, garage sales, or estate sales. The cost of the permit is $20.00. Each permit is valid for up to 3 consecutive days. You must wait 30 calendar days before holding another sale. No more than 4 yard sales per calendar year will be allowed at the same address.
Click here for Yard Sale Regulations.
Click here for Submittal Options and Yard Sale Permit form.
Per Hemet Municipal Code Sec 90-77 you may have up to 3 dogs and/or 4 cats, over the age of 4 months. The types and quantity of other animals are determined by the zoning and size of your property per the Animal Regulations and Keeping Requirements Matrix per Hemet Municipal Code Sec 90-77 (g). For questions regarding specific zoning of an area or animal regulations and keeping requirements, please contact the Planning Division at 951-765-2375 or PlanStaff@hemetca.gov for further information.
The Ramona Humane Society provides animal control services for the City of Hemet. For assistance please contact Ramona Humane Society Animal Control Services at 951-487-6565 or visit Ramona Humane Society for additional information.
Yes. Article XI of Chapter 14 of the Hemet Municipal Code addresses the maintenance, security, and rehabilitation of abandoned or vacant properties. A beneficiary, or beneficiary’s agent shall register a property with the City’s Community Development staff, on forms provided by the city, and pay the appropriate registration fee.
Click here for the Vacant / Foreclosed Property Registration Packet.
Vehicles may only be displayed for sale on private residential property, on a paved driveway.
No commercial vehicle shall be parked on any downtown or residential-zoned street, or residential-zoned property or unless for the purposes of loading or unloading. Trailers shall not be disconnected. No overnight street parking is allowed City wide per Hemet Municipal Code Section 78-107.
No. Inoperable, unlicensed, wrecked, or dismantled vehicle or vehicle parts may only be stored in an enclosed building (garage, shed, etc.). Vehicles must be capable of operating legally on the roadway in order to be parked outdoors.
No. Vehicles may not be parked on any front yard, lawn or unpaved area except during the time the vehicle is being washed, and once complete it must be moved to an appropriate location to park.
Currently registered vehicles, including non-motorized vehicles between 22 and 40 feet in length, may be parked in the side or rear yard setback area when screened by six-foot high solid fencing. The parking area is not required to be paved, but the area shall be maintained free of weeds, junk and debris.
Vehicles may be parked in any one spot on the street for no more than 72 hours without moving. The vehicle must be operable, currently licenses/registered and parked legally. If a vehicle is found to have not moved or suspected to be inoperable for over 72 hours and is parked on the street, please call the Hemet Police Department to report the location, make, model, color and license plate of the vehicle. Hemet Police Department 951-765-2400.
If the dump site is located in the gutter or on the sidewalk, please contact Public Works 951-765-3712. If the dump site is set back further onto a property/ in a vacant field, please contact Code Compliance at 951-765-2339 or email@example.com.
The City does not handle neighbor disputes or civil matters that do not violate codes adopted by the City. For example, fence repair or property line disputes, tree roots or branches encroaching onto private property and/or causing damage to a fence or structure. These types of situations are a private matter between two property owners, and the City has no jurisdiction. Residents are urged to establish good relationships with neighbors and work together to solve such problems.
The City has been made aware of a violation that is present at your property and the Notice of Violation is meant to advise you to correct the issue by the date listed at the bottom of the page. A Code Officer will conduct a follow up investigation on or after the Compliance date listed to verify if the violation has been corrected or not. If you have any questions or need an extension of time to correct the violation, please contact the Code Compliance Officer at the phone number listed at the bottom of the notice.
The City has previously issued a Notice of Violation to the property owner and found that the violation has not been corrected within the time limit and now a citation with fee has been issued against you with a new follow-up investigation date. If the violation has not been corrected by the new follow-up date, additional citations may be issued by the Officer with increasing penalty fees. Please follow the directions on the back of the citation for directions on how to pay the fee or visit our Citation Processing Center.
Copies may be obtained from the Finance Department online.
A copy may be obtained online.
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All questions must be submitted through the Q & A Section on the Bid/RFP Advertisement page.
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All utility accounts are established by completion of a signed credit application and placement of any deposit that may be required. Contact the Utility Billing Department at 951-765-2350 to inquire if the address of service is within our district & how you can obtain the required documents.
Based upon the creditworthiness of an applicant, the Utility Billing Department may collect a deposit of not more than three times the estimated average of a bill. Such matters may determine creditworthiness; including but not necessarily limited to, prior history with the City, favorable letters of credit from other metered utility agencies (i.e., gas, electric or water) or home ownership. A favorable letter of credit must state the applicants name and history that reflects the past 12 consecutive months with zero delinquencies.
Multiple Dwellings and Non-Residential Accounts
All utility accounts are established by completion of a signed credit application and placement of a deposit. In addition, you may request to have authorized agents that may transact on your account, as well as, the option to have any shutoff notice faxed directly to you. Contact the Utility Billing Department at 951-765-2350 to inquire if the address of service is within our district & how you can obtain the required documents.
On all new multiple residential accounts, wherein more than one unit is serviced by a single meter and all non-residential accounts a deposit of not less than one and one-half times the average periodic bill is required.
Refunds are issued twice a month and depending on the accounts last payment and closure dates it may take up to 2-4 weeks to receive the refund. Please be sure to call the Utility Billing Department at 951-765-2350 with your end of service request and forward address when closing your account.
In some instance you may have an onsite water leak. There are several ways to check for a leak. One way is to check the flow indicator on your water meter. Make sure you have nothing inside using water when you perform this check. If the indicator is turning, then water is flowing through the meter. This could indicate a leak in the water service line between the meter and your home or building or it could indicate that water is being used inside the home or building. To determine if you have a leak in your water service line, close off the main valve to your home or building. If the indicator on the meter is turning, this is an indication that you have a leak in the pipe between your water meter and the main valve (though it could also mean that the main valve is not shutting off the water completely).
If the indicator on you water meter was turning but stopped when you shut the main valve, this indicates that something inside is using water. With the main valve open (and the indicator on the meter turning), turn off the valve to individual fixtures (toilets, sinks, etc.,) one at a time. Check the indicator each time you turn off a fixture valve to see if it stops turning. If it does, the last fixture turned off is the culprit!
Toilets can often be the cause of a water leak. Open the cover on the tank. If the water level is above the overflow tube, there is a problem. The water level should be approximately ½ inch or so below the top of the overflow pipe. Adjust the float level so that the water is turned off at that level. If the valve controlled by the float is leaking, it may need to be replaced.
Toilet leaks can also be due to a leak at the flapper valve that lets water flow into the toilet bowl. To test for this, put a drop or two of food coloring into the tank (not the bowl). Wait for about 10 minutes and see if the colored water shows up in the bowl. If it does, your flapper valve may need to be replaced.
If you have an irrigation system, check your settings. Customers have said that they have had more than one program on at the same time or had it running for too long of a time frame and didn’t realize it until they checked their program.
Drop box: There is also a Utility Payment Drop located in the parking lot of City Hall at:445 E. Florida Ave.Hemet, CA 92543
Online:This option allows you to pay your utility bill with a Visa or MasterCard. Sign up is quick and easy. Learn more about our online payment option!
Phone:We can accept payments over the phone with a Visa or MasterCard by calling our Utility Billing Department at 951-765-2350.
Fax:We can accept payment via fax by completing our credit card authorization form with your Visa or MasterCard information and fax to: 951-765-2336
Automatic ACH:With this option, your bank account will be automatically debited on the due date for the amount of your current balance. If you would like to take part in this service, please complete our Authorization Agreement for Automatic ACH Payments and send it along with a voided check to the:
City of HemetAttn: Utility Billing Department445 E. Florida Ave.Hemet, CA 92543
Normal business hours are 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Should a water or sewer related emergency occur after those hours, call the police’s non-emergency number at 951-765-2400 and they will dispatch the individual(s) on call.