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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.

Refund Application

FORM DS - 721

Request refund for permit fees paid on a project.

Revised October 2020

PDF icon Registration Form for Defaulted or Foreclosed Property


This form is provided for residential mortgage holders who file a Notice of Default or foreclose on residential properties. Mortgage holders filing a Notice of Default or foreclosing on residential properties are required to register current contact information with the City. The information contained in this form allows code enforcement officials the ability to monitor problem properties and quickly notify a responsible party when corrective action is required.

Revised December 2021

PDF icon Release for Blue Print Duplication

FORM DS - 504

Revised April 2021

Request for Building & Demolition/Removal Permit Extension

FORM DS - 117

Use this form to request a building and demolition/removal permit extension. This form is for issued projects in the process of inspections.

Revised April 2020

Request for Enhanced Inspection Services

FORM DS - 167

Use this form to request Saturday Inspections offered for Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical and Combination permits on the Second and Fourth Saturday of each month.

Revised August 2020

Request for Investigation


If you believe that there is a violation in your neighborhood or near your business, you can file a request for an investigation online.

Revised April 2018

PDF icon Request for Reasonable Accommodations

FORM DS - 18

For circumstances where the existing zoning regulations would preclude residential development for persons with disabilities.

Revised September 2009

Request to Cancel Project or Permit

FORM DS - 4400

Use this form to request cancellation of projects in review/applications or cancellation of permits.

Revised May 2022

Request to Change Point of Contact or Applicant

FORM DS - 4405

Use this form to request changes to project’s point of contact or applicant.

Revised May 2022

Request to Clear Permit Issuance Checklist

FORM DS - 344

Use this form to clear the permit issuance checklist items that hold up the issuance of a permit such as proof of school payment or proof of water/sewer capacity payment.

Revised August 2021