Skip to main content

Development Services

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.

Apply for a Permit

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


INFORMATION BULLETIN
568

INFORMATION BULLETIN 568

How to Obtain a Permit for Placemaking

Approval process and submittal requirements for Placemaking projects.

Revised October 2018


INFORMATION BULLETIN
559

INFORMATION BULLETIN 559

How to Obtain a Permit for Private Grading

This Information Bulletin describes private grading and the process for obtaining a grading permit on private property where building construction is proposed. Private grading is a new process that involves grading plan review, grading permit issuance, and grading inspection by Development Services.

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN
712

INFORMATION BULLETIN 712

How to Obtain a Permit For Private Swimming Pools, Spas, and Hot tubs

The intent of this bulletin is to explain the permitting process for the installation or removal of private swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs in the City of San Diego.

Revised June 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN
181

INFORMATION BULLETIN 181

How to Obtain a Permit for Private Underground Fire Service and Hydrants

This Information Bulletin covers the procedure for obtaining a permit to install private underground fire service mains and fire hydrants per the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 24 Standard.

Revised February 2024


INFORMATION BULLETIN
182

INFORMATION BULLETIN 182

How to Obtain a Permit for Private Utilities

Permitting procedures for the installation of private underground domestic water and sewer.

Revised January 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN
211

INFORMATION BULLETIN 211


INFORMATION BULLETIN
124

INFORMATION BULLETIN 124

How to Obtain a Permit for Residential Fire Sprinklers

This Information Bulletin describes the procedures for obtaining a permit to install a fire sprinkler system per the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 13D Standard in a single-family home, duplex, or townhome.

Revised January 2024


INFORMATION BULLETIN
111

INFORMATION BULLETIN 111

How to Obtain a Permit for Signs

Permit and application information for signage.

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN
240

INFORMATION BULLETIN 240

How to Obtain a Permit for State of California Approved Commercial Coaches

This information bulletin is to explain the policy of the City of San Diego concerning the use and permitting requirements of commercial coaches that are approved by the State of California.

Revised September 2023


INFORMATION BULLETIN
301

INFORMATION BULLETIN 301

How to Obtain a Permit for the Installation of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems

This information bulletin explains the submittal and permitting process and the associated fees for the installation of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems.

Revised August 2023