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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 523

PDF icon How to Obtain a Permit for a Sidewalk Cafe

Approval process and submittal requirements for Sidewalk Cafe

Revised October 2019


INFORMATION BULLETIN 532

PDF icon Information Regarding Inclusionary Housing

*Fee rate in effect for residential projects deemed complete on or after July 1, 2020*

Summary of the City of San Diego Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.

Revised January 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 533

PDF icon How to Obtain a Temporary Use Permit

Information on what uses are allowed with a Temporary Use Permit

Revised July 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN 536

PDF icon Submittal Requirements and Procedure for Wireless Communication Facilities

Describes procedures and permitting requirements for Wireless Communication Facilities (WCFs) and other FCC-authorized communication services.

Revised January 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 538

PDF icon Affordable, In-Fill Housing, and Sustainable Buildings Expedite Program

Information for both ministerial and discretionary projects.

Revised January 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 539

PDF icon Regulations Governing Condominium Conversions

Information on the process for converting existing rental apartment units into condominiums.

Revised July 2019


INFORMATION BULLETIN 540


INFORMATION BULLETIN 545

PDF icon 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 City’s Right of Way.

Revised February 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 555

PDF icon Permit Procedures for Shared Mobility Devices

This Information Bulletin describes the procedures for obtaining a permit to operate a Shared
Mobility Device within the public right of way in the City of San Diego.

Revised July 2021


INFORMATION BULLETIN 559

PDF icon 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 November 2020


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