The 2019 Super Bloom is a natural phenomenon unlike anything the City has ever experienced and demonstrates the extreme beauty of the City of Lake Elsinore. We would like to thank residents and visitors for their patience as we faced substantial challenges related to this international attraction. Find out more at or call the Superbloom Hotline at 951-471-1238 or check the City's social media feeds.

Engineering Inspection

An Engineering Inspector is responsible for inspection during and after the construction of the improvements.  Areas of inspection include:

  • Inspection of on-site improvements and off-site improvements such as storm drains, curb, gutter, streets, traffic signals, parks, etc. 
  • Inspection of capital improvement projects, commercial developments, industrial, residential subdivisions, and multi-family developments.
  • Erosion control monitoring for compliance with NPDES and City regulations. 
  • Occupancy sign off.

For Engineering Inspection requests, please contact Scott Rippstein (951-538-9116) or Mike Payment (951-805-9835).  Please include your name, telephone number, permit number, location and type of inspection requested.  A minimum of 48 hours’ notice is typically required for scheduling.

NOTE: For Building Inspection, please contact the Building Division.

 Existing improvements are maintained by the Public Works Department