Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs


The purpose of the permit is to assist property owners with compliance of building codes and construction standards for health and safety purposes.

Examples of Requirements

  • A building permit must be obtained to construct, replace, improve or install a pool, spa or hot tub.
  • A permit is required for installation of in-ground, or prefabricated swimming pools, spas or hot tubs, in either commercial or residential use.


Barriers for swimming pools/spas must meet the requirements of Sections 15.04.020 of the Temecula Municipal Code.

Process Guide

  1. Submit Building Plans
  2. Pay Fees & Get Permits
  3. Schedule Inspections

Building Plans Review

Building Plans are reviewed to ensure that construction meets minimum life safety requirements. Depending upon the type of project and the complexity of construction, staff or our outside consultant will examine your plans for conformance to these requirements.

Where to Submit Plans

Submit plans to:
Community Development Department
41000 Main Street Temecula, CA. 92590

What to Include

Pre-Plan Check Fee

You will be required to pay a Pre-Plan Check Fee at this time. Staff will inform you of the amount at the time you submit your building plans.