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Locations and Hours

 Services Available at the City Operations Building

  • Payment and plan drop-off is available on the first floor. 
  • Customers can make appointments to view building plans or records and receive assistance at the Digital Permit Application Assistance Counters. Schedule an appointment.
  • Entry/Exit: Customers with appointments must enter the building using the bridge on the third floor connecting to the Evan V. Jones Parked Terrace Level or the ground floor entrance at 1222 First Ave.  When in the facility, facial coverings are required for non-vaccinated members of the public. 

City Operations Building

Street-level view of the City Operations Building


Street-level view of the City Operations Building



7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.


10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Driveway entrance to Ridgehaven Building


9601 Ridgehaven Court, Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92123

Driveway entrance to Ridgehaven Building


Inspection Services

 Walk-in meetings and Over-the-Counter Permit services are currently suspended. Please schedule an appointment with an inspector.


Schedule an Inspection

Customers can schedule inspection appointments online. Call 858-492-5070 for general questions about inspections or to report problems with scheduling inspections online.  

Walk-in Meetings

Inspectors are available to meet with customers on a walk-in basis:


7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

To schedule an appointment with an inspector, use the Staff Directory. Appointments are highly recommended.

Learn More about Inspections

Over-the-Counter Permits and Other Services

The following services available at Ridgehaven include:


7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.