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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.

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy Request

FORM DS - 6004

Complete this form to request a Temporary Certificate of Occupancy

Revised April 2023

PDF icon Termination of Junior Unit Agreement

FORM DS - 2112

Use this form when requesting termination of permission from the City of San Diego to construct a Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit, per Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 3 of the San Diego Municipal Code.

Revised August 2022

PDF icon Traffic Control Plan/Permit Form

FORM DS - 269

Use this form to obtain a Traffic Control Permit for performing construction work within the Public Right-Of-Way.

Revised October 2020

PDF icon Transportation Permit

FORM DS - 3094

Use this form for issuance of a Transportation Permit over - legal vehicle and/or loads.

Revised July 2015

PDF icon Uncontrolled Embankment Maintenance Agreement (UEMA)

FORM DS - 265

Revised March 2019

PDF icon Vehicular Use Areas


Landscape Calculation Worksheet.

Revised August 2020

PDF icon Water Meter Data Card

FORM DS - 16

Use this form to figure water service capacity and meter sizing.

Revised July 2021

PDF icon Water Meter Data Card, Supplemental

FORM DS - 16a

Use this supplemental form along with the Water Meter Data Card (DS - 16) when all information on the Water Meter Data Card is the same for each repetitive structure.

Revised October 2016

PDF icon Wireless Communication Facilities Supplemental Application and Checklist

FORM DS - 420

Application for a Wireless Communication Facility, in compliance with local and federal regulations.

Revised May 2019

Zone History Letter Request

FORM DS - 3172

Use this form for obtaining a Zone History Request to confirm past and current zoning and land use regulations that govern a specific property within the City of San Diego’s jurisdiction and outline redevelopment rights in the event zoning and land use regulations change.

Revised September 2022

** Form DS - 3172 is not available online. To request a copy, call 619-446-5000. **