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Information Bulletins

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.

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Information Bulletins provide information on fees, submittal requirements or procedures.


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 400

Accessory Dwelling Unit/Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit

This Information Bulletin provides guidance on City of San Diego requirements for obtaining a Building Permit to construct Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADU). General Regulations for Accessory Dwelling Units and/or Junior Accessory Dwelling Units can be found in San Diego Municipal Code Chapter 14, Article 1, Division 3.

Revised November 2023


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 195

Affordable Housing Permit Now Program

This information bulletin describes the program for processing priority housing projects according to an enhanced approach called Affordable Housing Permit Now.

Revised March 2023


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 538

Affordable, In-Fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program

This information bulletin (IB) describes the minimum submittal requirements and permit process for the Affordable, In-fill Housing and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program (Expedite Program). The Expedite Program provides expedited discretionary and ministerial permit processing for all eligible affordable, in-fill housing and sustainable development permits and building projects (see Section III below).

Revised March 2023


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 519

Airport Land Use Commission Consistency Determination Review Process

Information concerning the process and types of proposed development projects/actions that the City is required to submit to the Airport Land Use Commission.

Revised July 2020


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 505

Appeal Procedure

​​This Information Bulletin discusses the appeal procedures for decisions made at various process levels and environmental determinations. 

Revised August 2023


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 510

Assessment of Public Projects

Revised October 2022


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 153

Building Permit Issuance

This Information Bulletin describes the documents typically required in order to issue a building permit.

Revised July 2023


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 250

Building Projects Change of Record

Changing of the property owner, contractor, permit holder, or the licensed design professional (architect/engineer) of record for a Building, Combination, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire Sprinkler, or Fire Alarm Permit.

Revised January 2022


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 101

Building Valuation Schedule

This Information Bulletin provides construction valuation amounts used to determine the building valuation for new construction, miscellaneous building projects as well as alterations and additions.

Revised January 2024