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Construction Change and As-Graded to Engineering Permit

Apply to submit changes to approved grading and right-of-way permit or apply for a deferred As-Graded approval. For projects that were issued originally in a paper version, a scanned set of the approved drawings will be required to be uploaded for the reviewers.

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What You Should Know

  • City of San Diego approved plans and specifications shall not be changed, modified, or altered without authorization from the City.
  • All changes, modifications or alterations to approved plans and specifications during construction must be reviewed and approved by the City prior to being incorporated into the construction documents.
  • Based upon the complexity, scope and number of proposed construction changes, a Development Project Manager may be assigned to oversee the process.


Information Bulletin 502 - Fee/Deposit Schedule for Grading/Right-of-Way Permits & Mapping Actions

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Apply for a Permit

Step 1

Step 2

Read the PDF icon requirements for PDF file uploads.

Not following the PDF requirements will delay project review and approval.

Step 3

Prepare the following documents:

Step 4

Your PDF documents MUST meet our upload requirements. See Step 2 for more info.

Validate your PDF documents with Scout™

Step 5

Apply for the permit

You will be required to upload the completed PDF template from Step 3.

Are you submitting changes to a permit submitted on or after July 19, 2021?