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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.


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 222

Standard Fences

This Information Bulletin provides prescriptive designs for the construction of masonry, chain link or wood fences that are seven feet or less in height and solely support their self-weight.

Revised December 2023


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 191

Standard Notes for Building Permits

The following Information Bulletin contains the most common standard notes that Development Services Department (DSD) requires to be located on building permit plans. This list is provided in order to help applicants comply with the with the San Diego Municipal Code and the California Building Standards. Note that only comments applicable to the specific project need to be added to plans.

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Revised June 2022


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 545

Submittal Requirements and Procedures Small Cell-Wireless Communication Facilities

This Information Bulletin describes the submittal requirements and procedures for Small Cell-Wireless Communication Facilities (SC-WCFs) proposed within the Citys Right of Way.

Revised September 2022


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 500

Substantial Conformance Review (SCR)

Process and submittal requirements when proposing modifications to a discretionary permit after approval by the City of San Diego.

Revised January 2022


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 591

Survey Monuments on Plan Sets

Informs the public about the importance of survey monuments and to properly ensure that the City meets its legal obligation for the enforcement of survey monument perpetuation in accordance with State law.

Revised May 2018


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 325

Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT)

This Information Bulletin describes VMT transportation impact analysis as part of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance for discretionary project applications.

Revised October 2020


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 166

Water, Sewer or Fire Service

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Revised January 2024


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 536

Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs)

This Information Bulletin (IB) describes requirements for Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs) citywide.

Revised January 2024