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This site provides handouts for various types of applications filed with the Building Division. Specific questions should be directed to the Building Division at (858) 565-5920.

Table of Contents

Special Information
Fees Related to Permits
Minimum Construction Specifications and Plot Plan Templates

Residential Packages:

Residential Dwelling Plan Submittal
Residential Addition Plan Submittal
Residential Remodel Plan Submittal
Manufactured Home on a Private Lot Plan Submittal
Manufactured Home and Accessory Structures in a Park Plan Submittal
PDS Minor Grading (pursuant to 87.206-b) Plan Submittal

Commercial Packages:

Tract Processing Plan Submittal
Commercial Tenant Improvements Plan Submittal
New Commercial Shell Structure Plan Submittal
Commercial Sign Permit Plan Submittal
Accessibility Requirements for Multifamily Housing
Accessibility Requirements for Public Accommodations & Commercial Buildings
 

Minor Permit Packages:

Homeowners and Business Owners Relief Permits
Pool Permit Plan Submittal
Patio Permit Plan Submittal
Retaining Wall Permit Plan Submittal
Renewable Energy Permits

General Information:

All Forms Listed in Numerical Order
WILDFIRE REBUILDING - General Information
Planning for a Project - General Information
Building Permits Issued and Newly Created Records Reports
 


Many of the forms listed below are Adobe Acrobat PDF documents and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.  The Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from Adobe at ADOBE.COM/ACROBAT.

Some of the form packages listed below are in ZIP file format, an industry standard for archiving e-files.  If you are not using Microsoft Windows XP, you will have to use ZIP software such as WinZip to open the package.  WinZip is available at WINZIP.COM.

Permit applications for all permit types are not available electronically.  Paper copies are available at the Building Division office.  Directions to the Building Division office are available HERE.

Additionally, information about contractors licensed in California is available online at the California State License Board web site at CSLB.CA.GOV.


 INFORMATION ON BUILDING PERMIT RELATED FEES

This section provides information on many of the fees associated with obtaining building permits.  Every permit is different, so please review the information linked here and the handouts and forms linked from this page to determine which fees might apply.  Fee ordinance updates approved by the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors effective September 15, 2013.


Building Plan Check and Permit Fee Estimator Spreadsheet

A full list of building permit fees is available in the Building Fee Schedule.


Parks Department Fees for Dwelling Permits


Transportation Impact Fees Information


Additional Information

Use the Agency Contacts List for questions about fees charged by outside agencies.

The $45 screening fee charged by the Land Development counter is applicable for most permit types.


 Minimum Construction Specification and Plot Plan Templates:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Minimum Construction Specifications 81/2 x 1103/14PDS #081
Minimum Construction Specifications PDF Format03/14PDS #081 11x17
Minimum Construction Specifications PDF Format03/14PDS #081 24x36
Minimum Construction Specs AutoCAD 200403/14PDS #081 24x36
Minimum Construction Specs AutoCAD 201003/14PDS #081 24x36
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) PDF Format03/14PDS #040 18x24
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 200403/14PDS #040 18x24
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 201009/12PDS #040 18x24
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) PDF Format09/12PDS #040 24x36
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 200409/12PDS #040 24x36
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 201009/12PDS #040 24x36
Grading Plot Plan Cover PDF Format09/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Cover AutoCAD 200409/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Cover AutoCAD 201009/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet PDF Format09/12GRDPDS Suppl
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet AutoCAD 200409/12GRDPDS Suppl
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet AutoCAD 201009/12GRDPDS Suppl

 Residential Dwelling Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYForm Number
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Customer Acknowledgment of Liabilities & Risks03/14PDS #001
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Fire resistive eave construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users02/09EAVE INDEX
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Application for Residential Outdoor Water Use09/12PDS #401
2008 Bldg Energy Efficiency Standards: Low-Rise Residential09/12PDS #409
Owner-Builder Information09/12PDS #421
How to Obtain a Building Permit Summary10/13PDS #441a
Checklist for Residential Construction03/14PDS #498
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Minimum Essential Items for Plans09/12PDS #658
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Sample Conditions of Approval09/12PDS #712
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800
Agency Contacts List05/13PDS #804

 Residential Addition Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Customer Acknowledgment of Liabilities & Risks03/14PDS #001
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Fire Resistive Eave Construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users02/09EAVE INDEX
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
2008 Bldg Energy Efficiency Standards: Low-Rise Residential09/12PDS #409
Owner-Builder Information09/12PDS #421
How to Obtain a Building Permit Summary10/13PDS #441a
Checklist for Residential Construction03/14PDS #498
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Sample Conditions of Approval09/12PDS #712
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800
Agency Contacts List05/13PDS #804

 Residential Remodel Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Customer Acknowledgment of Liabilities & Risks03/14PDS #001
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Fire Resistive Eave Construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users02/09EAVE INDEX
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Owner-Builder Information09/12PDS #421
How to Obtain a Building Permit Summary10/13PDS #441a
Checklist for Residential Construction03/14PDS #498
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Minimum Essential Items for Plans09/12PDS #658
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Sample Conditions of Approval09/12PDS #712

 Manufactured Home on Private Lot Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Mobile Home on a Private Lot - Requirements09/12PDS #103
Fire Resistive Eave Construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users02/09EAVE INDEX
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Application for Residential Outdoor Water Use09/12PDS #401
Owner-Builder Information09/12PDS #421
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Sample Conditions of Approval09/12PDS #712
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 Manufactured Home and Accessory Structures in Parks Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Mobile Home Park Construction Application (Interactive) -PDS 292
MHP Plot Plan for Accessory09/12PDS #036
MH Installation Information09/12PDS #055a
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 PDS Minor Grading (pursuant to 87.206-b) Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Grading Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 352
Low Impact Development Handbook12/07LID HANDBOOK
Low Impact Development Handbook Appendices12/07LID APPENDICES
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Minor (PDS) Grading Plan Checklist09/12PDS #009
Minor Grading Certification Form09/12PDS #073
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Minor Grading Plan Intake Minimum Requirements09/12PDS #173
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Right of Entry09/12PDS #620
Environmental Review Questionnaire09/12PDS #646
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800
Grading Plot Plan Cover PDF Format09/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Cover AutoCAD 200409/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Cover AutoCAD 201009/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet PDF Format09/12GRDPDS Suppl
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet AutoCAD 200409/12GRDPDS Suppl
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet AutoCAD 201009/12GRDPDS Suppl

The grading plan template available above is the most current and only valid version.  Grading plans will not be accepted at the PDS Building counters unless drawn on this version of the unmodified template. Out-of-date or modified grading templates cannot be accepted at the Building counters.  Please contact the County Building Division at 858-565-5920 for more information.

 Tract Processing Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Tract Submittal Worksheet (print on 11x17 paper)09/13PDS #194
Fire Resistive Eave Construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users02/09EAVE INDEX
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Tract Submittal Requirements08/06PDS #649
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 Commercial Tenant Improvements Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Guards and Handrails09/12PDS #075
Plot Plan minimum requirements12/12PDS #090
Hazardous Materials Questionnaire-DEH:HM-9171
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613

 New Commercial Shell Structure Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Customer Acknowledgment of Liabilities & Risks03/14PDS #001
Guards and Handrails09/12PDS #075
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Valuation Multiplier12/13PDS #169
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Checklist for Commercial Buildings03/14PDS #492
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Hazardous Materials Questionnaire-DEH:HM-9171
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 Commercial Sign Permit Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613

 Accessibility Requirements for Multifamily Housing:

Code Applicability, Site Accessibility, Exterior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #625A
Parking Facilities03/14PDS #626A
Curb Ramps03/14PDS #627A
Ramps03/14PDS #628A
Entrances, Exits, and Interior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #629A
Doors and Gates03/14PDS #630A
Stairways03/14PDS #631A
Elevators and Platform Lifts03/14PDS #632A
Common-Use Toilet Facilities03/14PDS #633A
Common-Use Shower and Bathing Facilities03/14PDS #634A
Drinking Fountains03/14PDS #635A
Public Telephones03/14PDS #636A
Alarms03/14PDS #637A
Common-Use Amenities03/14PDS #638A
Dwelling Units03/14PDS #639A

 Accessibility Requirements for Public Accommodations & Commercial Buildings:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Site Accessibility and Exterior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #625B
Parking and Passenger Loading Zones03/14PDS #626B
Curb Ramps03/14PDS #627B
Ramps03/14PDS #628B
Entrances, Exits, and Interior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #629B
Doors and Gates03/14PDS #630B
Stairways03/14PDS #631B
Elevators and Platform Lifts03/14PDS #632B
Toilet Facilities03/14PDS #633B
Shower, Bathing, and Locker Room Facilities03/14PDS #634B
Drinking Fountains03/14PDS #635B
Miscellaneous Elements03/14PDS #636B
Alarms03/14PDS #637B
Assembly Uses03/14PDS #638B1
Business and Office Uses03/14PDS #638B2
Educational Uses03/14PDS #638B3
Health Care Uses03/14PDS #638B4
Mercantile and Retail Uses03/14PDS #638B5
Hotel, Motel, and Other Transient Lodging Uses03/14PDS #638B6
Storage, Warehouse, and Factory Uses03/14PDS #638B7
Recreational and Outdoor Uses03/14PDS #638B8
Existing and Historical Buildings03/14PDS #639B

 Homeowners and Business Owners Relief Permits:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Homeowners and Business Owners Relief Act09/12PDS #612
Policy on Sea Cargo Containers05/07Policy MP-26
Requirements for Placing Cargo Containers09/12PDS #726

 Pool Permit Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Swimming Pool Enclosure and Safety Feature Requirements09/12PDS #379
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 Patio Permit Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Residential Decks01/13PDS #044
Patio Covers and Carports09/12PDS #078
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 Retaining Wall Permit Plan Submittal:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Retaining Wall with Sloping Back Fill01/14PDS #083
Retaining Wall with Level Back Fill01/14PDS #084
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800

 Renewable Energy Permits:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Minimum Plan Requirements to Solar Photovoltaic Projects09/12PDS #663
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
2008 Bldg Energy Efficiency Standards: Low-Rise Residential09/12PDS #409
Online Roof Mount Solar PV Submittal Guidance06/13PDS #807
How to Obtain a Building Permit Summary10/13PDS #441a
Permitting Requirements for Stand-Alone Generator Units10/13PDS #799
Zoning Ordinance-ZO Index

 Wildfire Rebuilding - General Information:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
County Building Codes05/11BLDGCODE
Consolidated County Fire Code10-11FIRECODE
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Residential Plan Submittal Worksheet for Fire Victims09/12PDS #186
Fire Resistive Eave Construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users02/09EAVE INDEX
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Firestorm 2007 Guidance Information09/12PDS #665
Firestorm 2007 Commonly Asked Questions #209/12PDS #666
Firestorm 2003 Policy Document #1 (What to Do)09/12PDS #667
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800
Firestorm Policy Document10/13PDS #806
PDS Foundation Memo for Fire Victims10/07Foundation Memo
Permitting Requirements for Stand-Alone Generator Units10/13PDS #799

 Planning for a Project - General Information:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Adoptive Ordinance Building Permit Requirements Exceptions01/11BD #110
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Farm Employee Housing09/12PDS #390
Guest Living Quarters09/12PDS #576
Non-Habitable Structures09/12PDS #577
Barns and Agriculture Storage Use Regulations09/12PDS #578
Second Dwelling Unit09/12PDS #611
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800
Low Impact Development Handbook12/07LID HANDBOOK
Low Impact Development Handbook Appendices12/07LID APPENDICES
Determination of Legal Parcel09/12Policy G-3
Types Of Accessory Dwelling Units09/12PDS #345

 All Forms Listed in Alpha-Numerical Order:

Form NameDate MM/YYNumber
Adoptive Ordinance Building Permit Requirements Exceptions01/11BD #110
County Building Codes05/11BLDGCODE
Customer Acknowledgment of Liabilities & Risks03/14PDS #001
Steel Building Plan Certification01/14PDS #002A
Steel Building Construction Certification01/14PDS #003A
Special Inspection Form01/14PDS #006
Minor (PDS) Grading Plan Checklist09/12PDS #009
Notching and Boring09/12PDS #013
Affidavit for Release of Building Records09/12PDS #017
Weights of Materials09/12PDS #019
MHP Plot Plan for Accessory09/12PDS #036
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) PDF Format09/12PDS #040 18x24
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 200409/12PDS #040 18x24
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 201009/12PDS #040 18x24
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) PDF Format09/12PDS #040 24x36
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 200409/12PDS #040 24x36
Plot Plan Cover (not for grading) AutoCAD 201009/12PDS #040 24x36
Residential Decks01/13PDS #044
MH Installation Information09/12PDS #055a
Expansive Soil Foundation Design01/14PDS #065
Fences03/14PDS #070
Minor Grading Certification Form09/12PDS #073
Residential Roof-Mount Solar PV Building Code Plan Check02/14PDS #074
Guards and Handrails09/12PDS #075
Mobile Home Tie-Down Certification by Installer09/12PDS #076
Patio Covers and Carports09/12PDS #078
Minimum Construction Specifications 81/2 x 1103/14PDS #081
Minimum Construction Specifications PDF Format03/14PDS #081 11x17
Minimum Construction Specifications PDF Format03/14PDS #081 24x36
Minimum Construction Specs AutoCAD 2004 Template03/14PDS #081 24x36
Minimum Construction Specs AutoCAD 2010 Template03/14PDS #081 24x36
Retaining Wall with Sloping Backfill01/14PDS #083
Retaining Wall with Level Backfill01/14PDS #084
Plot Plan Minimum Requirements12/12PDS #090
Naming or Renaming Private Roads04/13PDS #096
Change the Name of a County Road06/13PDS #098A/B
Mobile Home on a Private Lot - Requirements09/12PDS #103
Final Residential Inspection Requirements09/12PDS #117
Who May Prepare Plans09/12PDS #118
Inspection Form for Series Rated Combination09/12PDS #132
Building Self-Certification Program09/12PDS #136
Best Management Practices for Stormwater (file size 22MB)04/10PDS #143
Notice of Abandoned Permit09/12PDS #148
Valuation Multiplier12/13PDS #169
Minor Grading Plan Intake Minimum Requirements09/12PDS #173
Residential Fireplaces and Chimneys03/14PDS #180
Circuit Card and Load Summary09/12PDS #184
Residential Plan Submittal Worksheet for Fire Victims09/12PDS #186
Plan Self-Certification for Fire Damaged Structures09/12PDS #188
Tract Submittal Worksheet (print on 11x17 paper)09/13PDS #194
Wet Bar Limitations09/12PDS #195
Fire Resistive Eave Construction10/13PDS #198
Fire resistive eave details for AutoCAD users-EAVE INDEX
Fire, Plants, Defensible Space and You06/04PDS #199
Private Outdoor Lighting Regulations09/12PDS #211
Gnatcatcher Endangered Species Notification09/12PDS #252
Resolution Conference Request & Issue Resolution Procedures07/06PDS #266
Sample Presentation for Stormwater BMPs09/12PDS #272
Green Building Incentive Program09/12PDS #273
Building Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 291
Mobile Home Park Construction Application (Interactive) -PDS 292
Building Ride Along-PDS #332
Code Enforcement Ride Along-PDS #335
Grading Permit Application (Interactive) -PDS 352
Swimming Pool Enclosure and Safety Feature Requirements09/12PDS #379
Farm Employee Housing09/12PDS #390
Application for Residential Outdoor Water Use09/12PDS #401
2008 Bldg Energy Efficiency Standards: Low-Rise Residential09/12PDS #409
Span Tables03/14PDS #415
Owner-Builder Information09/12PDS #421
Burial Depths for Yard Piping09/12PDS #438ab
How to Obtain a Building Permit Summary10/13PDS #441a
Checklist for Commercial Buildings03/14PDS #492
Checklist for Residential Construction03/14PDS #498
Guest Living Quarters09/12PDS #576
Non-Habitable Structures09/12PDS #577
Barns and Agriculture Storage Use Regulations09/12PDS #578
Temporary Health Care Trailers12/12PDS #592
Instructions for 24-hour Inspection Hotline06/13PDS #598
Water Tank Standards for Fire Protection03/13CFA #600
Second Dwelling Unit09/12PDS #611
Homeowners and Business Owners Relief Act09/12PDS #612
Building Permit Fee Schedule09/13PDS #613
Expedited Plan Check Request09/12PDS #617
Right of Entry09/12PDS #620
Appeal of Fire Code Official's Decision09/12PDS #622A
Code Applicability, Site Accessibility, Exterior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #625A
Site Accessibility and Exterior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #625B
Parking Facilities03/14PDS #626A
Parking and Passenger Loading Zones03/14PDS #626B
Curb Ramps03/14PDS #627A
Curb Ramps03/14PDS #627B
Ramps03/14PDS #628A
Ramps03/14PDS #628B
Entrances, Exits, and Interior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #629A
Entrances, Exits, and Interior Routes of Travel03/14PDS #629B
Doors and Gates03/14PDS #630A
Doors and Gates03/14PDS #630B
Stairways03/14PDS #631A
Stairways03/14PDS #631B
Elevators and Platform Lifts03/14PDS #632A
Elevators and Platform Lifts03/14PDS #632B
Common-Use Toilet Facilities03/14PDS #633A
Toilet Facilities03/14PDS #633B
Common-Use Shower and Bathing Facilities03/14PDS #634A
Shower, Bathing, and Locker Room Facilities03/14PDS #634B
Drinking Fountains03/14PDS #635A
Drinking Fountains03/14PDS #635B
Public Telephones03/14PDS #636A
Miscellaneous Elements03/14PDS #636B
Alarms03/14PDS #637A
Alarms03/14PDS #637B
Common-Use Amenities03/14PDS #638A
Assembly Uses03/14PDS #638B1
Business and Office Uses03/14PDS #638B2
Educational Uses03/14PDS #638B3
Health Care Uses03/14PDS #638B4
Mercantile and Retail Uses03/14PDS #638B5
Hotel, Motel, and Other Transient Lodging Uses03/14PDS #638B6
Storage, Warehouse, and Factory Uses03/14PDS #638B7
Recreational and Outdoor Uses03/14PDS #638B8
Dwelling Units03/14PDS #639A
Existing and Historical Buildings03/14PDS #639B
Disabled Access Requirements Hardship Exception Application03/14PDS #644
Environmental Review Questionnaire09/12PDS #646
Tract Submittal Requirements09/12PDS #649
Minimum Essential Items for Plans09/12PDS #658
Standard Lot Perimeter Protection Design09/12PDS #659
County Standards Desilting Basin09/12PDS #660
Fire Resistive Construction Requirements09/12PDS #662
Minimum Plan Requirements for Solar Photovoltaic Projects09/12PDS #663
Wildland Urban Interface Code Requirements05/13PDS #664
Firestorm 2007 Guidance Information09/12PDS #665
Firestorm 2007 Commonly Asked Questions #209/12PDS #666
Firestorm 2003 Policy Document #1 (What to Do)09/12PDS #667
Water Heater Strapping Requirements01/14PDS #701
Applicant Quick Guide for Construction in a Mobile Home Park09/12PDS #703
Sample Conditions of Approval09/12PDS #712
Requirements for Placing Cargo Containers09/12PDS #726
Fire Clearing FAQ Sheet12/07PDS #800
Plan Change Guidance Document01/14PDS #803
Agency Contacts List05/13PDS #804
Sample Placard for Alternate Power Source09/12PDS #805
Firestorm Policy Document10/13PDS #806
Online Roof Mount Solar PV Submittal Guidance06/13PDS #807
Hazardous Materials Questionnaire-DEH:HM-9171
Fire Resistive Eave Details for AutoCAD Users-EAVE INDEX
County Fire Code10/11FIRECODE
PDS Foundation Memo for Fire Victims10/07Foundation Memo
Permitting Requirements for Stand-Alone Generator Units10/13PDS #799
Grading Plot Plan Cover PDF Format09/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Cover AutoCAD 200409/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Cover AutoCAD 201009/12GRDPDS Cover
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet PDF Format09/12GRDPDS Suppl
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet AutoCAD 200409/12GRDPDS Suppl
Grading Plot Plan Supplemental Sheet AutoCAD 201009/12GRDPDS Suppl
Low Impact Development Handbook12/07LID HANDBOOK
Low Impact Development Handbook Appendices12/07LID APPENDICES
Stormwater Management Plan (Interactive)03/12LUEG: SW
Policy on Sea Cargo Containers05/07Policy MP-26
Stormwater Background Information11/02STORMBOOK
Verification of Agriculture Application05/09AWM Form
Verification of Agriculture OperationsN/AAWM Form
Determination of Legal Parcel09/12Policy G-3
Types Of Accessory Dwelling Units09/12PDS #345
Approved Construction Material Testing Laboratories and Special Inspection Agencies
The County Building Division and most cities in the region do not have an approval system for construction materials testing laboratories and special inspection agencies.  For construction projects within the unincorporated areas of the County of San Diego requiring these services please refer to the approved listing maintained by the City of San Diego online.
N/ACity of San Diego Test Labs

  Building Permits Issued and Newly Created Records Reports

Effective March 31, 2013, the Planning and Development Services, Building Division Building Permits Issued and Newly Created Records reports are available in Microsoft Excel format on the Accela Citizen Access portion of the County’s web site.

Please read the Accela Citizen Access How To Run Reports help guide for instructions.

With the deployment of the ability for our customers to run the Building Permits Issued and Newly Created Records reports using detailed parameters, publication of the pre-run, weekly ‘canned’ reports ceased on March 31, 2013.  More information is available at the Accela Updates web page.

The Building Permits Issued and Newly Created Records reports are provided "as is," free of charge, as a courtesy.  Report criteria fields, format, file type and other characteristics of the report may change without notice.  The County of San Diego has made every effort to ensure that the data provided is accurate; however, the County disclaims any responsibility for the accuracy or correctness of the data.

In no event shall The County of San Diego become liable to users of this data, or any other party, for any loss or damages, consequential or otherwise.

As the Building Permits Issued and Newly Created Records reports are provided as a courtesy service, no technical support is provided.  The County of San Diego assumes or bears no responsibility or obligation to publish the report.  No guarantee is made that the report will be published, though every effort will be made to publish the report weekly.