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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.

Apply for a Permit

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

INFORMATION BULLETIN 325

PDF icon 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


INFORMATION BULLETIN 350

PDF icon Construction Change Grading and Right-Of-Way

This Information Bulletin describes the procedures for obtaining approval for changes to construction plans that have been approved for grading and right-of-way permits.

Revised June 2019


INFORMATION BULLETIN 400

PDF icon 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 (ADUs) and Junior Accessory Dwelling Units (JADUs).

Revised October 2019


INFORMATION BULLETIN 401

PDF icon Overview of the State of California and Federal Environmental Review Process

Requirements that projects must follow to comply with federal, state and local regulations regarding environment review, environmental impact reports (EIR), appeals and mitigation monitoring.

Revised June 2007


INFORMATION BULLETIN 403

PDF icon Movable Tiny House

A Movable Tiny House is a detached transportable accessory structure on a residential lot that provides living facilities for one or more persons, independent of the primary dwelling unit, which includes permanent provisions for living, sleeping, and cooking.

Revised November 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 410

PDF icon New Development on a Site with a Utilized Development Permit

Utilized Development Permit

Revised March 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 411

PDF icon Complete Communities Housing Solutions

Complete Communities Housing Solutions (CCHS) is an optional affordable housing incentive program aimed at encouraging the building of homes near high-frequency transit. The focus is intended to create a variety of housing options for everyone, particularly those at low and middle-income levels. These incentives include investments in neighborhood amenities, such as pocket parks and plazas, as well as the preservation of existing affordable housing units.

Revised August 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN 500

PDF icon Substantial Conformance Review (SCR)

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

Revised July 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 501

PDF icon Fee Schedule For Construction Permits-Structures

 

*New fee rate in effect starting July 2021*

Use this fee schedule to determine building permit and plan check fees.

Revised July 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN 501

PDF icon Fee Schedule For Construction Permits-Structures

Use this fee schedule to determine building permit and plan check fees.

Revised January 2021


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