Here's where you can find links to all of the online resources you might need for a project in the City of Moreno Valley.
- Capital Improvement Title Sheet:
Acrobat (pdf) format | AutoCAD (dwg) format (Right click on link, use "Save link as" option)
- City Maps
The online GIS area has complete maps of the city - no special GIS software required.
- City Engineering Standard Plans
These documents outline uniform design standards for Moreno Valley. All chapters are provided in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format.
- City Fee Table
- Development Fees
- Flow Charts
1. Major Projects Review Process
2. Land Development Plan Check Process for Standard Projects
3. Land Development Plan Check Process for Single-Family and Custom Homes
- General Plan
The general plan for the City of Moreno Valley outlines areas for development within the City.
- Landscaping Standards
The landscape standards for Moreno Valley assist the public in designing projects that require landscaping, or the preparation of a landscape plan.
- Municipal Code
Here's where you can find an easy to peruse online version of the City's municipal Code.
- Quality Assurance Program (QAP) (07/20)
- Special Financing Districts
If your project requires public landscaping, street lights, or parks, you may want to establish a Special Financing District.
- Stormwater Pollution Prevention (NPDES) Information
New developments have to address the impacts of stormwater runoff as part of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). This section has documents outlining development compliance with the Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP), as well as a checklist and template for submitting project information.
- Online Forms
This is where you'll find many forms for Building & Safety, Code & Neighborhood Services, Fire Prevention, Land Development/Public Works, and Planning. These include: building permits, re-roofing permits, code violation reporting forms, fire permits, banner and sign permit applications, application for home occupation, temporary use permit, encroachment permit, block party application, and more.
Many services are now available online through the SimplyCITY portal.
- Public Works Quality Assurance Program (QAP) (07/20)
Contact Public Works
Call 951.413.3100 for general Public Works Information. See Department Contacts for specific division contacts.
Upload Documents Through SimpliCITY
To facilitate document review and approval for develsopment projects, upload additional items through the SimplyCITY portal.
Questions? Call 951.413.3120.
Public Landscaping Questions & Answers
I need to ballot or annex into an existing district to satisfy a condition of development.
- Is there a cost to conduct the mail ballot proceeding or annexation?
Yes, there is an administrative fee to cover the cost of preparing all required documents. The current fee can be found under the Special Districts section of the City Fee Table.
- How much time do I need to complete this process?
From start to finish, it is about 90 days, which includes the required 45-day noticing period. Also taken into consideration is the time to prepare the required documents and the scheduling of the public meeting and public hearing at two separate regularly scheduled City Council meetings.
- How do I start the ballot or annexation process?
Contact the Special Districts Division at 951.413.3470 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The project I am constructing requires the installation of median or parkway landscaping.
- Who should I contact regarding submittal of landscape plans?
Contact the Special Districts Division at 951.413.3480 or email@example.com.
- Is there a cost to review the landscape plans?
Yes. A landscape plan check fee will need to be paid at the same time as submittal of the landscape plans. The current fee can be found under the Special Districts section of the City Fee Table.
- Is there a specific format to submit the landscape plans?
Yes. Please use the Title Sheet and Plan Sheet (pdf and dwg formats) and the Landscape Design Guidelines when preparing the landscape plans.
- What is the turnaround time to plan check landscape plans?
Corrections are typically returned to the applicant within two weeks.
- Is there a cost for inspections during construction of the landscaping?
Yes. A landscape inspection fee will need to be paid prior to the commencement of construction. The current fee can be found under the Special Districts section of the City Fee Table.
I will be installing street lights as part of the project I am constructing.
- Are there any fees that I need to pay?
Yes. There is an administrative fee and an Advanced Energy Fee per street light pole. The current fee can be found under the Land Development sections of the City Fee Table. A copy of the fee receipt needs to be provided to the City’s Special Districts Division prior to permit issuance and can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Do I need to obtain an authorization to install the street lights?
Yes. In addition to any plans required by the City or utility provider, a Street Light Authorization form will be required. The Street Light Authorization form is to be completed by the developer and submitted to the Special Districts Division for authorization. The Street Light Authorization form is a requirement prior to energization of the street lights. Please contact the Special Districts Division at 951.413.3480 or email@example.com to obtain the Street Light Authorization form.
- Once the street lights are installed, who will be maintaining the facilities and paying the utility bills?
Street lights installed on publicly maintained streets are typically maintained by the utility provider. The monthly utility costs associated with the newly installed street lights will be paid through the Moreno Valley CSD, which are funded through taxes or charges collected by property owners through payment of their property tax bills.