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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 Industrial Development in RM, C Zones and Commercial Development in All Zones


Landscape Calculation Worksheet.

Revised August 2020

PDF icon Inspection Status of Engineering Permit

FORM DS - 901

Use this form to request a confirmation of the inspection status of drawings signed by the City Engineer for grading on private property and the construction, reconstruction, or repair of improvements within the public right-of-way.

Revised May 2019

PDF icon Inspection Record Card

FORM DS - 1798

This form is provided to the customer by Development Services staff after a permit is issued and all fees are paid. The form must be posted in a prominent location at the project site.

Revised May 2021

Joint Use Driveway/Mutual Access Agreement

FORM DS - 3248

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. This form is not available online and will be provided by the reviewer.

Revised January 2010

** Form DS - 3248 is not available online. To request a copy, call 619-446-5152. **

PDF icon Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit Agreement

FORM DS - 202a

Use this form when requesting 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 February 2022

PDF icon Minor Water Pollution Control Plan (MWPCP)

FORM DS - 570

Use this form, as determined by the City Engineer, to address compliance with construction best management practice for construction projects.

Revised September 2021

PDF icon Mobile Food Truck Permit Application

FORM DS - 210

To apply for a food truck permit according to SDMC section 141.0612.

Revised May 2014

PDF icon Newsrack Permit Application

FORM DS - 3000

Use this form to apply for a permit to place newsracks in the public right-of-way.

Revised May 2007

PDF icon No FAA Notification Self - Certification Agreement

FORM DS - 503

Self - certification that project is not required to provide Federal Aviation Administration notification.

Revised May 2013

PDF icon No-Plan Building Permit

FORM DS - 6005

Use this form when applying for a No-Plan Building Permit. Buildings and structures which have been legally permitted, constructed, and passed final inspections are eligible to utilize this application.

Revised July 2021