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Development Services

Public Hearings, Meetings and Notices

Public Hearings

City Council

The San Diego City Council is the legislative body that provides final decisions on many land use policy matters, some permit types and appeals.

Planning Commission

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.

Historical Resources Board

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.

Hearing Officer

The Hearing Officer presides over public hearings and acts on discretionary land use items such as permits, maps, variances and other matters in accordance with Land Development Code.

Public Meetings

Technical Advisory Ad Hoc Committee

The Technical Advisory Ad Hoc Committee's purpose is to advise on improvements to the development review process, using communication, technology and best business practices to reduce processing times and better serve the customers and citizens of San Diego.

Wetlands Advisory Board

The Wetlands Advisory Board advises the Mayor, City Council and City Manager on public policy matters relating to conservation of wetlands in the City of San Diego.

Public Notices

Public Hearings

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.

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Learn about CEQA

  • Draft Documents for Public Comment - 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 - View final environmental documents prepared by the City of San Diego.

City Bulletin of Public Notices

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.