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Requirements Checklist for Certificates of Occupancy

Please note: Development Services does not issue certificates of occupancy on Single Family Homes.

Step 1

Certificate of Occupancy can be issued only after the following items have been inspected and signed off:

  • Engineering
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Fire
  • Water/Sewer
  • Backflow/Cross connection control
  • Landscaping
  • Mitigation Monitoring Coordination

Step 2

Once the above items are approved, the following items are also required in order to obtain your Certificate of Occupancy.

  • A copy of the signed Inspection Record Card
  • Verification that the building shell has been finalized.
  • Application submitted to the Inspections office for the issuance of the Certificate.
  • Pending final approval from the Building Inspector, the Building Official will release the appropriate utilities.
  • Certificate of Occupancy permit is not an approval for construction.

Here are some helpful phone numbers to get the approvals you need to obtain your Certificate of Occupancy:

Building Inspection - (858) 492-5070
Inspection - (858) 581-7111
Fax Number - (858) 492-5098

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