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Building & Safety

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1. Do I need a permit for what I am wanting to do?
2. How do I request an inspection?
3. What time will my inspection be?
4. What do I need to do to get ready for my inspection?
5. How long is my permit good for?
6. What if I can’t get me permit inspected within the allotted 180 days?
7. I’m a homeowner, what do I need to have to bring to obtain a building permit?
8. I’m a Contractor, what do I need to have to obtain a building permit?
9. Where can I get these “HERS” or energy compliance forms?
10. What is a final request form?
11. Will I get my inspection today? "Am I on the list"
12. How do I verify if I am in the City of Hemet's jurisdiction?
13. How late do you issue permits?
14. What time do the inspectors leave in the morning?

Business Licenses

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1. What is a business license?
2. Who needs a business license?
3. When do I obtain a City business license?
4. Where do I obtain a business license?
5. Is a business license all I need to conduct business legally?
6. When will my license expire and how do I renew it?
7. Do I need a seller's permit?
8. Do I need a fictitious name or DBA?
9. When do I pay for my license?
10. When will I receive my business license?

City Clerk

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1. How do I speak at a City Council meeting?
2. How do I obtain a birth certificate, death certificate, or marriage license?
3. How do I contact the Riverside County Courthouse in Hemet?

City Council

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1. When does the City Council meet?
2. Our business is holding a special event. How can we invite the mayor and City Council to participate and/or recognize our company?

Code Enforcement

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1. What activities require a permit?
2. Will my name remain anonymous or be released to the violator?
3. Does a vacant property, including unsecured and open property, need to be registered?
4. Can I file a complaint or report an open or vacant building?
5. What are the fines associated with code violations?
6. Can trash/portable basketball hoops, skateboard ramps etc. be stored on the sidewalk all week?
7. Who do I contact for accumulation of refuse, garbage, scrap, metal, lumber, concrete, asphalt, cans, tires, etc.?
8. Can an inoperative, abandoned or dismantled motor vehicle be stored or parked in view of the public?
9. Can a vehicle park on a front yard or unpaved area(s)?
10. How do I report abandoned discarded or unused furniture, stoves, sinks, toilets, or other furniture and appliances, paint containers, etc.?
11. What violations are NOT enforced by Code Enforcement?

Finance

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1. How can I get a copy of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)?
2. How can I get a copy of the annual budget?
3. How do I file a claim?

Fire Department

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1. How do I apply for a job?

Human Resources

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1. Is the City of Hemet currently hiring?

Integrated Waste Management

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1. How should I dispose of needles / sharps?
2. How do I get rid of extra trash or items too big to fit into my container?
3. How often are the recycling containers picked up?

Library

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1. How much is my first library card? How do I get one?
3. Do you have the book titled....?
4. Do you have Internet access for the public?
5. Can I send a print job from home, my laptop or mobile phone and pick it up at the Library?
6. Does the Library have a FAX machine available for the public to use?

Main

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1. How do I contact a city/county department?
2. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

Parks

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1. What hours are the City of Hemet parks open?
2. Do I have to reserve a park for a family picnic or other event?
3. Can I take my dog to the park?

Planning

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1. How is my property zoned?
2. What are setbacks?
3. What can I do with my property?

Police

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1. Can I get a copy of my Traffic Collision report on-line?
2. Can I report a crime online?
3. How do I get my vehicle out of impound?
4. Can I obtain a copy of a police report?
5. Do I need an Alarm Permit for my Home? How do I get one?
6. Is the Hemet Police Department currently hiring?
7. How do I know if I'm eligible to apply with Hemet PD?
8. How long is your screening process and what does it consist of?
9. How long will my application remain on file?
10. How can I get an employment application?
11. How can I schedule a ride-along with Hemet PD?
12. How do I find a Police Academy?
13. Do you have a Volunteer Program? How do I apply & what are the requirements?
14. I have a question not covered on your website...who can I contact to get the answer?

Purchasing

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1. When can I expect payment on an invoice?
2. I have a question on payment I received. Who can I contact?

Utility Billing

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1. What are the requirements for establishing utility service?
2. When do I get my deposit back?
3. Why is my bill so high?
4. How can I pay my utility bill?
5. What if I have an emergency after the Utility Billing Department is closed?
6. Where is my main water valve in case I need to turn my water off?
7. Are adjustments made for water leaks between my meter and my house or due to a leaky toilet?
8. When is my bill due?
9. Can I change the due date of my bill?
10. Are there any water restrictions?