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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 Owner - Builder Verification

FORM DS - 3042

The property owner must complete this form when a building, plumbing, mechanical, or electrical permit is issued to an owner - builder. If the property owner will not be present at permit issuance to provide proof of identity, the property owner's signature must be notarized.

Revised March 2010

PDF icon Ownership Disclosure Statement

FORM DS - 318

Required for all discretionary applications.

Revised October 2017

Paper to Digital Plan Conversion Request

FORM DS - 425

This form is for customers with submitted paper applications and plans for Building and Combination Building projects to convert to digital format.

Revised November 2021

PDF icon Parcel Information

FORM DS - 302

An important tool that will assist you in determining the City of San Diego's planning, zoning and/or building regulations.

Revised January 2019

PDF icon Pedestrian Plaza Maintenance and Removal Agreement

FORM DS - 6002

Use this form when requesting permission to encroach into the public right-of-way for a Pedestrian Plaza.

Revised November 2016

PDF icon Performance Bond for Grading and Public Improvement

FORM DS - 401

Use this form if a surety bond for grading and/or Right-of-Way permit(s) is required.

Revised October 2019

PDF icon Permanent BMP Construction Self Certification Form

FORM DS - 563

Use this form to certify installation of permanent storm water best management practices by private engineer of record.

Revised October 2019

Preliminary Review Questionnaire

FORM DS - 375

Use this form to apply for a Preliminary Review as outlined in Information Bulletin 513.

Revised November 2021

** Form DS - 375 is not available online. To request a copy, call 619-446-5152. **

PDF icon Project Contacts Information

FORM DS - 345

Required for all construction permits/approvals prior to permit issuance.

Revised November 2021

PDF icon Public Project Assessment Application

FORM DS - 510

City-staff use only. Use this form in conjunction with Information Bulletin 510

Revised July 2016