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General Information & Services

Your call may be answered by an automated service during high-volume periods. This service will tell you how long the wait is and give you the option of leaving your phone number. Calls will be returned in the order received.

For projects currently in the permitting process, please call the contact phone number listed on your invoice.

We encourage you to make an appointment for services by calling 619-446-5300. You can also "walk in" and wait for many services, but appointments take priority. See Services, Hours and Locations for additional information.

The following services require appointments:

  • Permits for single-family room additions;
  • Master plans; 
  • Plan re-checks (Please call the phone number listed on your "Issues Report."); and 
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Staff Directories

Specific Services

Appointment Line - Limited Hours 619-446-5300
Addressing Coordinator 619-446-5015
Application Extension Requests [email protected]
Bond Release [email protected]sandiego.gov
Building Code Review 619-446-5134
Certificate of Occupancy 858-492-5070
Code Enforcement 619-236-5500
Electrical -Over the counter plan reviews 619-446-5157
Engineering -General permit questions 619-446-5152

Engineering -Field Inspections conducted by the Public Works Department, Construction Management & Field Services Division

Fire Access/Subdivision Review 619-446-5449
Fire Alarm, Sprinklers and Hazmat - New Construction 619-446-5151
Hearing Officer [email protected]
Historical Resources 619-235-5224
Inspection Services 858-492-5070
Landscape Preconstruction "Precon" Meetings or Inspections 858-627-3360
Mitigation Monitoring Coordination (MMC) 858-627-3360
Permit Extension Requests [email protected]
Plan Check Hazardous Materials Plan Check 619-446-5151
Plan Development Ordinance Publications 619-446-5200
Plan Pick-Up 619-446-5179
Planning Commission [email protected]
Plumbing/Mechanical -Over the counter plan reviews 619-446-5156
Records Information 619-446-5200
Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency 619-533-3688
Submitted Project Information  [email protected]
Traffic Control Plan Check 619-446-5150
Zoning Information Limited Hours 619-446-5000

Other City of San Diego Departments Business

Business Tax/License 619-615-1500
City Directory Information 619-236-5555
Construction and Demolition Recycling 

[email protected]

Facilities Financing 619-533-3670
Long Range Planning 619-235-5200

County Agencies

County Assessor 619-236-3771
County Building Department 858-565-5920

For general questions or concerns, email [email protected].


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