Public Hearings, Meetings and Notices
The San Diego City Council is the legislative body that provides final decisions on many land use policy matters, some permit types and appeals.
The Planning Commission recommends changes in the City's General Plan and community plans; makes recommendations on the Capital Improvements Program budget, rezonings and related land-use matters. It also has final approval on subdivisions as well as many permit types.
The Historical Resources Board is the appointed body with authority over historical resources within the City of San Diego. Board Subcommittees include the Archaeological and Tribal Cultural Resources Subcommittee, Design Assistance Subcommittee and the Policy Subcommittee.
TAC serves to advise the Mayor and the Smart Growth and Land Use Committee on improvements to the regulatory process through the review of policies and regulations that impact development; advise on improvements to the development review process through communication, technology and best business practices to reduce processing times and improve customer service; and to advocate for quality development to meet the needs of all citizens of San Diego.
View public hearing notices to property owners, tenants, concerned citizens or interested persons on public hearings held by the City Council, Planning Commission, or Hearing Officer.
- Notices & Documents - Notices and reports to concerned citizens or interested persons regarding decision of impact findings on the environment. Not all documents may be available for viewing online. Further, graphics, exhibits and attachments such as technical reports may not be available online.
- Notices of Rights to Appeal Environmental Determinations (NORA) - Notices of environmental determinations made by City staff, the City Hearing Officer, and the City Planning Commission that may be appealed to the City Council.
- Final Documents - Many environmental documents are large and are therefore difficult to obtain and read from a cell phone. Tablets or computers are recommended for optimum viewing capability.
The City Bulletin of Public Notices includes official advertising and notices required by City, State or Federal regulations. This site provides important information about public hearings, bid and contracting opportunities; city ordinances and resolutions; and other official notices.