The new 2022 California Building Standards Code will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2023. All construction project applications submitted on or after that date must conform to the new regulations. Learn more.

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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 146

PDF icon School Fees

This informational bulletin explains how school fees are assessed for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

Revised April 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 148

PDF icon How to Obtain a Permit for a Mobile Food Truck

Information on permitting Mobile Food Trucks

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 149

PDF icon Cargo Containers

Use of cargo containers as residential or non-residential buildings.

Revised February 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN 151


INFORMATION BULLETIN 152

PDF icon Building Permit Submittal

Documents typically required when submitting building permit application.

Revised May 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN 153

PDF icon Building Permit Issuance

Documents typically required in order to issue a building permit.

Revised July 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 157

PDF icon How to Obtain a Zone History Letter

Information on Zone History Letter

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 165

PDF icon How to Obtain a Public Right-of-Way Permit for Standard Public Improvements

The procedures to obtain over-the-counter Public Right-of-Way Permits for minor improvements.

Revised February 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 166

PDF icon How to Obtain a Permit for Water, Sewer or Fire Service

The procedures to obtain a permit to install water, sewer or fire services.

Revised July 2012


INFORMATION BULLETIN 170

PDF icon How to Apply for a Conditional Use Permit Cannabis Outlet

Cannabis Outlets - Application Information

Revised July 2020


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