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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
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 410

New Development on a Site with a Utilized Development Permit

Utilized Development Permit

Revised March 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 203

No-Plan Building Permit

This Information Bulletin establishes the procedure for the type of work which are eligible to obtain a building permit without a plan review for conformance with current building codes.

Revised July 2023


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 401

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
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 189

Partial Permits

Submittal requirements for partial permits used when construction of an individual structure is divided into phases.

Revised April 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 710

Permit Instructions, Procedures for Building Demolition/Removal

This Information Bulletin provides guidance on the Demolition/Removal Permit Procedures in Chapter 12, Article 9, Division 5 of the San Diego Municipal Code.

Revised March 2023


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 555

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
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 110

Permit Records and Mapping Information

This bulletin describes the types of records maintained by the Development Services Department and how to obtain copies of those records.

Revised June 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 142

Permitting Requirements for Residential Garage Conversions

Permit requirements to convert a garage of a single family or duplex to habitable (or non-parking) area.

Revised January 2016


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INFORMATION BULLETIN 719

Phased Projects

This information bulletin describes the submittal requirements and approval process for ministerial phased projects.

Revised June 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN
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INFORMATION BULLETIN 580

Potential Historical Resource Review

When a project requires a construction permit, including No-Plan construction permits, and there is a structure 45 years old or older on any parcel affected by your project then it is subject to this review.

Revised October 2020