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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 503

PDF icon Fee Schedule for Development Approvals/Permits

Lists fees and deposits for discretionary and policy approvals.

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 505

Development Permits Appeal Procedure

Appeal procedure for Development Permits processed in accordance with Processes Two, Three and Four.

Revised November 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 506

PDF icon Fee Schedule for Fire Fees

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

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 510

PDF icon Assessment of Public Projects

Revised October 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 511

PDF icon How Public Projects Obtain Approval for Site Reconnaissance and Testing

Ministerial approval (Process 1) for a site that contains environmentally sensitive lands.

Revised July 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 512

PDF icon How to Obtain Public Noticing Information

Public Notice Package preparation information.

Revised June 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 513

PDF icon Preliminary Review

Obtain information to help determine project feasibility, clarify regulations, and other land use/development questions.

Revised September 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 514

PDF icon Professional Certification Process Development Permit Completeness Review

Streamline the development submittal process with this certification.

Revised March 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 515

PDF icon Development Permit, Subdivision and Grading Permit Geotechnical Study Requirements

Minimum submittal requirements for geological/ geotechnical reports supporting development permits, subdivision approvals, or grading permits.

Revised October 2016


INFORMATION BULLETIN 517

PDF icon Rezone Process

Information on the steps and process to Rezone a property

Revised July 2020


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