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All new applications are required to be submitted electronically. DSD Information Bulletins and Forms are in the process of being updated as needed to reflect instructions for digital submittal processes.

Apply for a Permit

If you don't find a form here, please call 619-446-5000 and request that the form be sent to you.

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

PDF icon Application Extension Request for Grading/Right - of - Way and Mapping Projects

FORM DS - 4100

Use this form to request an application extension for Grading/Right-of -Way Permits or Process One mapping actions.

Revised October 2016

PDF icon Application for Extension of Time for Grading/Right-of-Way Permits

FORM DS - 340

Use this form to apply for an extension of time for a Grading and/or Public Right-of-Way Permit which has not expired.

Revised May 2013

PDF icon Application for Professional Certification Solar Photovoltaic Systems

FORM DS - 322

Use this form to apply for Professional Certification for Solar Photovoltaic Systems.

Revised January 2017

PDF icon Application for Special Inspector Registration

FORM DS - 320

Use this form to obtain approval as a Certified Special Inspector, to renewal special inspection registration or to add on additional classifications to an existing registration.

Revised September 2019

Application to Perform Off - Site Fabrication

FORM DS - 313

Building component fabricators must be complete and submit this form to Inspection Services Division at least one business day before fabrication begins.

Revised December 2020

PDF icon Board of Appeals and Advisors

FORM DS - 104A

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.

Revised April 2003

PDF icon Building Demolition/Removal Questionnaire

FORM DS - 710

Revised March 2023

PDF icon Building Permit Application Extension

FORM DS - 4102

Use this form to request a building permit application extension

Revised September 2018

Certificate of Compliance for Off - Site Fabrication

FORM DS - 311

Building component fabricators must complete this form and submit to Inspection Services Division after building component fabrication is completed and ready to be shipped to the job site.

Revised December 2020

PDF icon Certificate of Occupancy for Existing Buildings

FORM DS - 6003

Complete this form to request a Certificate of Occupancy for an Existing Building

Revised September 2017