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As a convenience, Development Services is working to post all forms on this web page. For those forms not found here, please call (619) 446-5000 and request that the item be sent to you.

Please Note: Forms requiring signature will still need to be submitted to Development Services in hard copy with original signatures.

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Form Number Subject Description Revision Date File Type
DS-4 Landscape Worksheet - Industrial RM, C Zones and Commercial in All Zones Industrial Development in RM, C Zones and Commercial Development in All Zones
Landscape Calculation Worksheet.
March 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-5 Landscape Worksheet -Vehicular Vehicular Use Areas -
Landscape Calculation Worksheet.
March 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-6 Landscape Worksheet -Residential Residential - Multi-Family
Landscape Calculation Worksheet.
March 2009 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-7 Landscape Worksheet - Industrial - All Zone except RM & C Industrial Development in All Zones except RM and C
Landscape Calculation Worksheet.
March 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-16 Water Meter Data Card Water Meter Data Card
Needed to figure water service.
August 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-18 Reasonable Accommodations Request for Reasonable Accommodations
For circumstances
where the existing zoning regulations would preclude residential development for persons with disabilities.
September 2009 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-20 Request for Residential High Occupancy Permit Request for Residential High Occupancy Permit
Request this form for a single dwelling unit with six or more persons eighteen years of age and older residing for 30 or more consecutive days in accordance with Section 123.0502.
February 2008 PDF
DS-50 Easement for Brush Management Easement for Brush Management
Use this form for recordation of Easement between two legal parcels to perform off-site Brush Management.
March 2009 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-51 Termination of Easement for Brush Management Notice of Termination for Easement for Brush Management
Use this form for Termination of recorded Easement to perform off-site Brush Management.
March 2009 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-104 Alternate Methods and Materials Request for the Use of Alternate Methods and Materials
Use this form, in conjunction with any reports and drawings, to request the use of alternate materials, designs, or construction methods. The application must be submitted to the Senior Research Engineer, Development Services Department, fourth floor, City Operations Building, 1222 First Avenue.
April 2003 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-104A Board of Appeals and Advisors Application Board of Appeals and Advisors Application Form
Use this form, in conjunction with any reports and drawings, to request Board of Appeals Advisors action based on: an interpretation or application of a code provision; or a finding on the equivalency to code requirements of an alternate material, design, or method of construction. Appeal applications must be submitted to the Research Engineer, Development Services Department, fourth floor, City Operations Building, 1222 First Avenue.
April 2003 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-107 Certificate for Installation of CPVC Certificate of Compliance for Installation of CPVC Plumbing Materials
Use this form for installation of CPVC piping.
November 2008 PDF
148 Mobile Food Truck How to Obtain a Permit for a Mobile Food Truck
This information bulletin describes the approval process and submittal requirements for Mobile Food Trucks.
May 2014 PDF
DS-160 Hydrant Flow Request Hydrant Flow Request
Request this form to review the available water flow and pressure for a hydrant. This information is used by the customer to design fire sprinkler systems.
March 2014

PDF
(Form Filler)

DS-161 Affidavit for Fire Sprinkler Alterations Affidavit for Fire Sprinkler Alterations or Tenant Improvements (TIs)
The purpose of this affidavit is for designers/contractors to obtain a "no-plan permit" for fire sprinkler systems when the scope of work is limited to the addition or alteration of 0-20 sprinkler heads in existing, sprinklered commercial buildings.
April 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-162 Request for Fire Inspection Request for Fire Inspection
Use this form to request a fire inspection.
September 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-163 Affidavit for Fire Alarm Alterations Affidavit for Fire Alarm Alterations or Tenant Improvements (TIs)
The purpose of this affidavit is for designers/contractors to obtain a "no-plan permit" for fire alarm systems when the scope of work is limited to the addition or alteration of 0–4 fire alarm devices and/or appliances in existing buildings.
April 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-164 High-Piled Combustible Storage High-Piled Combustible Storage
This form is required to be submitted for all new or existing High-Piled Combustible Storage as defined in the California Fire Code.
January 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-165 Hazardous Materials Reporting Hazardous Materials Reporting
All non-residential projects (except retaining walls, fences and similar projects) must have a completed Hazardous Materials Reporting Form at the time of project submittal. This information is used to determine the occupancy classification of the proposed structure(s) along with the fire and life safety protection systems and procedures required.
January 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-167 Request for Extended Inspection Request for Extended Inspection
This Form is required to be submitted for Saturday Inspections offered for Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical and Combination permits on the Second and Fourth Saturday of each month.
September 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-190 Affidavit for Medical Marijuana Consumer Cooperatives Affidavit for Medical Marijuana Consumer Cooperatives for Conditional Use Permit (CUP)
The purpose of this affidavit is for the property owner, authorized agent, or business owner of the Medical Marijuana Consumer Cooperative (MMCC) to affirm that all uses within 1,000 feet from the subject property line have been identified, including residential zones within 100 feet, as defined in San Diego Municipal Code (SDMC), Sections 113.0103 and 141.0614.
March 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-191 Public Safety Permit Medical Marijuana Consumer Cooperatives Public Safety Permit
A Public Safety Permit (PSP) must be obtained once a Medical Marijuana Consumer Cooperative (MMCC) Conditional Use Permit (CUP) has been approved and prior to operating the MMCC. The PSP is valid for one year and must be renewed yearly.
April 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-202 Companion Unit Companion Unit Agreement
Use this form when requesting permission from the City of San Diego to construct a Companion Unit, per Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 4 of the San Diego Municipal Code.
December 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-203 Habitable Accessory Structure Habitable Accessory Structure Agreement
Use this form when requesting permission from the City of San Diego to construct a Guest Quarters or Habitable Accessory Structure per Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 3 of the San Diego Municipal Code.
December 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-204 Non-Habitable Accessory Structure Non-Habitable Accessory Structure Agreement
Use this form when requesting permission from the City of San Diego to construct a non-habitable accessory building or garage with a shower, per Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 4 of the San Diego Municipal Code.
December 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-205 Habitable Accessory Structure Notice of Termination Notice of Termination of Habitable Accessory Structure Agreement
Use this form when requesting termination permission from the City of San Diego to construct a Guest Quarters or Habitable Accessory Structure per Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 3 of the San Diego Municipal Code.
July 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-206 Non-Habitable Accessory Structure Notice of Termination Notice of Termination of Non-Habitable Accessory Structure Agreement
Use this form when requesting termination of permission from the City of San Diego to construct a non-habitable accessory building or garage with a shower, per Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 4 of the San Diego Municipal Code.
July 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-210 Mobile Food Truck Permit Application Mobile Food Truck Permit Application
To apply for a food truck permit according to SDMC section 141.0612
May 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-262 Non-Conversion Agreement Non-Conversion Agreement
This form acknowledges that a structure within the Special Flood Hazard Area at areas below the Base Flood Elevation cannot be converted into living space.
April 2009 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-264 Uncontrolled Embankment Maintenance Agreement - NOT Uncontrolled Embankment Maintenance Agreement - NOT
Notice of Termination for a previously recorded Uncontrolled Embankment Maintenance Agreement.
March 2013 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-265 Uncontrolled Embankment Maintenance Agreement Uncontrolled Embankment Maintenance Agreement
Use this form to as an option to backfilling a swimming pool. It acknowledges that structures are prohibited above this area because no compaction is required.
March 2013 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-266 Deviation From Standards Deviation From Standards
Use this form to request a Deviation based on uncommon circumstances.
May 2010 PDF
DS-267 Shared Parking Agreement Shared Parking Agreement
Use this form to request all or a portion of parking to be permitted off-site subject to certain restrictions.
March 2009 PDF
DS-268 Hold Harmless Agreement to Hold the City Harmless
Use this form to grant permission for the City of San Diego to permit the construction of public drainage/improvements that will discharge drainage onto private property.
January 2010 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-269 Traffic Control Plan/Permit Form Traffic Control Plan/Permit Form
Use this form for any construction work within Public Right-of-Way.
February 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-280 Sidewalk Café Maintenance and Removal Agreement Sidewalk Café Maintenance and Removal Agreement
In according to the provisions of Section 129.0715 of the San Diego Municipal Code (SDMC), this agreement is made by and between the City of San Diego and the Owner to construct and operate a sidewalk café, over, under, and across the Public Right-of-Way.
July 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-302 Parcel Information Parcel Information
An important tool that will assist you in determining the City of San Diego's planning, zoning and/or building regulations.
February 2010 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-309 Special Inspections - Property Owner's Final Report Property Owner's Final Report
Property owner, authorized agent of record, or the architect/engineer of record acting as the property owner's agent must complete this form for work required to have special inspection, construction materials testing, off-site fabrication or structural observation. File with Inspection Services Division before final inspection request.
March 2000 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-310 Special Inspections -Construction Materials Testing Laboratory Final Report Special Inspection Agency/Construction Materials Testing Laboratory Final Report
Special inspector, special inspection agency and/or construction materials testing laboratory completes this form and submits to Inspection Services Division when work is completed.
August 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-311 Special Inspections - Certificate of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication Certificate of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication
Used by building-component fabricators; must be completed and submitted to Inspection Services Division after building component fabrication is completed and ready to be shipped to the job site. See also Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication (DS-313).
March 2000 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-313 Special Inspections - Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication
Used by building-component fabricators; must be completed and submitted to Inspection Services Division at least one business day before fabrication begins. See also Certificate of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication (DS-311).
March 2000 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-318 Ownership Disclosure Statement Ownership Disclosure Statement
This form is required for all discretionary permits/approvals as identified in the Land Development Manual Project Submittal Requirements.
May 2005 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-320 Special Inspections - Application for Special Inspector Certification Application for Special Inspector Certification
This application is required to be submitted to the Building Official of the City of San Diego for consideration for approval as a Certified Special Inspector for inspection of the particular type of construction or operation requiring special inspection regulated by the City of San Diego.
October 2010 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-320A Special Inspections - Experience Resume for Registration as a Certified Special Inspector Experience Resume for Registration as a Certified Special Inspector
This form provides the information related to the education, experience and employment history of the applicant for certification as a special inspector. This form is required to be completed and submitted along with the Application for Special Inspector Certification to the Building Official of the City of San Diego for consideration for approval as a Certified Special Inspector.
October 2001 PDF
DS-320B Special Inspections - Special Inspector Certification Special Inspector Certification
This form provides detailed information and instructions as related to certification as a Special Inspector by the Building Official of the City of San Diego.
May 2001 PDF
DS-340 Application for Extension of Time Application for Extension of Time for Grading/Right-of-Way Permits
Use this form to apply for an extension of time for a Grading and/or Public Right-of-Way Permit which has not expired. If a Grading and/or Public Right-of-Way permit expires before an application for an extension of time is submitted, an extension shall not be granted.
May 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-399 Demolition Bond Demolition Bond Specific Project
Use this form to provide surety for demolition of structures over 6,000 SF.
February 2004 PDF
DS-401 Performance Bond for Grading / Public Improvement Performance Bond for Grading and Public Improvement
A form of security to be used for grading and public improvements.
February 2011 PDF
DS-402 Improvement Agreement Bond Improvement Agreement Bond
Used for Subdivision or Deferred Improvement Agreements.
February 2011 PDF
DS-502 Pushcart in the
Public Right-of-Way
Pushcart in the
Public Right-of-Way

Use this form to obtain authorization from the proprietor of the adjacent street floor business to place a pushcart in the public right-of-way.
November 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-503 No FAA Notification Self-Certification Agreement No FAA Notification Self-Certification Agreement
Use this form when design professional is self-certifying that project is not required to provide Federal Aviation Administration notification.
May 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-510 Public Project Assessment Application Public Project Assessment Application
Use this form in conjunction with Information Bulletin 510
October 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-527 Child Care Center Hazardous Materials Child Care Center Hazardous Materials Substance Approval Form
Use this form when applying for a construction permit or development permit for a Child Care Center.
July 2011 PDF
DS-530 Affordable Housing Requirements Checklist Affordable Housing Requirements Checklist
This form is required to be completed and submitted for all new residential development of 2 or more units, or for any Affordable/In-Fill Housing or Sustainable Building Projects wishing to enter into our expedited review process.
December 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-531 Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program Affordable/In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program
This form is required to be completed and submitted for projects with affordable housing and/or sustainable buildings eligibility requirements of either Council Policy 600-27 or Council Policy 900-14.
December 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-560 Storm Water Requirements Storm Water Requirements Applicability Checklist
Use this checklist to determine your project's permanent and construction storm water best management practices requirements. This form must be completed and submitted with permit application.
January 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-561 Condominium Conversion Certification of Tenant Notice Condominium Conversion Certification of Tenant Notice
Use to certify delivered of 60-days notice to tenants prior to filing a tentative map or map waiver for a condominium conversion.
May 2005 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-562 Condominium Conversion Project Certification Condominium Conversion Staff Report for Project Certification
Use to certify that a copy of the Staff Report for Public Hearing has been served on each tenant for a proposed condominium conversion project.
November 2004 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-563 Permanent BMP Construction Permanent BMP Construction Self Certification Form
Use to certify installation of permanent storm water best management practices by private engineer of record.
February 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-570 "Minor" Water Pollution Control Plan (MWPCP) "Minor" Water Pollution Control Plan (MWPCP)
Request this form for all construction projects that have potential for storm water pollution. Some construction project types, such as interior plumbing, electrical and mechanical work, may be considered exempt.
October 2012 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-721 Refund Application Refund Application
Use this form to receive a refund on permit fees paid on a project.
October 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-1779 Circuit Card Circuit Card
To be completed for electrical inspection and signed by the electrician/owner.
February 2003 PDF
DS-1779A Circuit Card - Supplemental for Single Family Dwellings Circuit Card - Supplemental for Single Family Dwellings
To be completed for electrical inspection and signed by the electrician/owner.
February 2003 PDF
DS-1798 Inspection Record Card Inspection Record Card
Form is not available online. It is provided to customer by Development Services staff only after a permit is issued and all fees are paid. The form will then be posted in a prominent location at the project site.
December 2009
DS-2123 Hardship Exception to Accessibility Requirements Determination of Unreasonable Hardship Exception to Accessibility Requirements. This form is intended to be printed in legal size paper (8.5 x 14 inches).
Use this form to demonstrate an unreasonable hardship and to both demonstrate and document that when applicable at least 20% of the project valuation is spent on providing upgrades to existing non-accessible facilities and items. This application must be submitted to the Structural Plan Review Engineer assigned to the project.
April 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3000 Newsrack Permit Application Newsrack Permit Application
Use to apply for a permit to place newsracks in the public right-of-way.
May 2007 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3031 Development Permit Appeal Application Development Permit/Environmental Determination Appeal Application
Use this form when appealing the decision on a Development Permit processed in accordance with Decision Processes Two, Three and Four.
October 2012 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3032 General Application General Application
Use to apply for a permit for construction, plumbing, electrical, mechanical work, grading, work in the public right-of-way, demolition/removal permits, development permits or policy approvals.
August 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3035 Supplemental Discretionary Project Application Supplemental Discretionary Project Application
This form is required for all Process 2-5 decisions.
January 2011 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3037 Supplemental Right-of-Way Permit Application Supplemental Right-of-Way Permit Application
Use to apply for a right-of-way permit.
February 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3038 Development Agreement Supplemental Form Development Agreement Supplemental Form
This form is required upon submittal of an application to request a Development Agreement and is intended to supplement the General Application form.
June 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3042 Owner-Builder Verification Owner-Builder Verification
If a building, plumbing, mechanical, or electrical permit is issued to an owner-builder, a separate Owner-Builder Verification form (DS-3042) must be signed by the owner before the permit can be issued. Note: If the property owner will not be present at permit issuance to provide proof of identity, the property owner’s signature must be notarized.
March 2010 PDF
DS-3099 Permit Fax Authorization Form Permit Fax Authorization Form
Download this form to authorized payment by credit card.
March 2001 PDF
DS-3179 Construction Plan Construction Plan
Use this form for issuance of a right-of-way permit.
February 2013 PDF
DS-3179C Construction Plan - Large Format Construction Plan -Large Format
Use this form for issuance of a right-of-way permit.
January 2010 PDF
DS-3237 Encroachment Maintenance and Removal Agreement EMRA
"Encroachment Maintenance and Removal Agreement" for property owner or representative to sign.
March 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3237B Encroachment Maintenance Agreement Encroachment Maintenance Agreement
Use this form when requesting permission from the City of San Diego to encroach into the public right-of-way [ROW] by installing and maintaining private improvements.
March 2013 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-3237C Encroachment Maintenance and Removal Agreement-NOT EMRA-NOT
Notice of Termination for a previously recorded EMRA.
March 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3239 Subordination Agreement Subordination Agreement
Use this form for all deeds of trust affecting the underlying fee of an easement or dedication. This agreement protects the easement grant from a possible foreclosure of the lien.
November 2007 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3241 Change of Financially Responsible Party Change of Financially Responsible Party
Use when project financial responsibility changes from one party to another.
May 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3242 Deposit Account / Financially Responsible Party Deposit Account / Financially Responsible Party
This form is required for all projects that must open a deposit trust fund account.
August 2014 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3247 Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Maintenance Agreement Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Maintenance Agreement
This agreement is required for all projects that propose the construction or installation of permanent, post-construction Best Management Practices [BMP's].
March 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3247B Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Maintenance Agreement-Notice of Termination Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Maintenance Agreement-Notice of Termination
This form is intended to terminate a previously recorded Storm Water Management and Discharge Control Maintenance Agreement (SWMDCMA).
March 2013 PDF
(Form Filler)
DS-3248 Joint Use Driveway/Mutual Access Agreement Joint Use Driveway/Mutual Access Agreement
This form is used for the agreement between two property owners sharing the same driveway due to the location of the property line dividing their lots
January 2010 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-3248B Joint Use Driveway/Mutual Access Agreement-Notice of Termination Joint Use Driveway/Mutual Access Agreement-Notice of Termination
This form will terminate a previously recorded joint use driveway/mutual access agreement.
March 2013 This form is not available online. To request a copy call 619-446-5152 booth 23.
DS-5852 Irrigation Meter Checklist Irrigation Meter Checklist
Use this form when purchasing an irrigation meter.
October 2006 PDF
(Form Filler)