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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 560

PDF icon How to Obtain a Grading Permit for Site Reconnaissance and Testing

Permitting process and minimum requirements for a ministerial grading permit (Process 1) for reconnaissance and testing on Environmentally Sensitive Lands.

Revised July 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 565

PDF icon How to Obtain a Development Permit for a Pedestrian Plaza

Approval process and submittal requirements for a Pedestrian Plaza. Pedestrian Plazas are sometimes referred to as Parklets.

Revised August 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 568

PDF icon How to Obtain a Permit for Placemaking

Approval process and submittal requirements for Placemaking projects.

Revised October 2018


INFORMATION BULLETIN 576

PDF icon How to Obtain a Permit for Encroachments in the Right-of-Way

Permitting requirements for encroachments into the public right-of-way or a public easement.

Revised April 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 578

PDF icon How to Apply for a Lot Line Adjustment or Lot Consolidation

Lot line adjustment or lot consolidation application process.

Revised April 2014


INFORMATION BULLETIN 580

PDF icon 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


INFORMATION BULLETIN 581

PDF icon Designated Historical Resource Review

If the project site/structure is Designated Historical OR located within a Historical District, it is subject to this review.

Revised October 2020


INFORMATION BULLETIN 585

PDF icon Certificate of Occupancy

Revised January 2022


INFORMATION BULLETIN 590

PDF icon How to Obtain an Occupant Load Sign

Procedure for obtaining an Occupant Load Sign for assembly spaces within existing buildings.

Revised April 2015


INFORMATION BULLETIN 591

PDF icon Survey Monuments on Plan Sets

Informs the public about the importance of survey monuments and to properly ensure that the City meets its legal obligation for the enforcement of survey monument perpetuation in accordance with State law.

Revised May 2018


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