San Diego County Building Permits (California)

Search for San Diego County, CA building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in San Diego County, CA create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue San Diego County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets San Diego County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid San Diego County building permit. San Diego County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved San Diego County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

California State Permits San Diego CA 1222 1st Avenue 92101 619-236-5938

Carlsbad Building Department Carlsbad CA 1635 Faraday Avenue 92008 760-602-2700

Carlsbad Permits Carlsbad CA 1635 Faraday Avenue 92008 760-602-2750

Carlsbad Planning Department Carlsbad CA 1635 Faraday Avenue 92008 760-602-4600

EL Cajon Planning Department El Cajon CA 200 Civic Center Way 92020 619-441-1741

El Cajon Permits El Cajon CA 200 Civic Center Way 92020 619-441-1653

Encinitas Planning Department Encinitas CA 505 South Vulcan Avenue 92024 760-633-2640

Encinitas Zoning Encinitas CA 505 South Vulcan Avenue 92024 760-633-2722

Escondido Planning Department Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4671

La Mesa Building Department La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1176

La Mesa City Planning Department La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1177

La Mesa Permits La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1154

La Mesa Zoning La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1158

Lemon Grove Planning Department Lemon Grove CA 3232 Main Street 91945 619-825-3805

National City Zoning National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4310

Oceanside Planning Department Oceanside CA 300 North Coast Highway 92054 760-435-3520

San Diego County Building Department San Diego CA 5201 Ruffin Road 92123 858-565-5920

San Diego County Permits San Diego CA 3851 Rosecrans Street 92110 619-692-5733

San Diego County Zoning San Diego CA 5201 Ruffin Road 92123 858-694-3165

San Diego County Zoning San Marcos CA 338 Via Vera Cruz 92078 760-940-2893

San Diego Permits San Diego CA 1401 Broadway 92101 619-531-2250

San Diego Planning Department San Diego CA 1222 1st Avenue 92101 619-236-6270

Santee Permits Santee CA 10601 Magnolia Avenue 92071 619-258-4100

Vista Building Department Vista CA 200 Civic Center Drive 92084 760-639-6106

Vista City Building Permits Vista CA 600 Eucalyptus Avenue 92084 760-726-1340


Town and City Halls in San Diego County, CA provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These San Diego County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in San Diego County, California. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid San Diego County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Carlsbad City Hall Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2820

Chula Vista City Hall Chula Vista CA 276 4th Avenue 91910 619-691-5031

Coronado City Hall Coronado CA 1825 Strand Way 92118 619-522-7300

Descanso Town Hall Descanso CA 24536 Viejas Grade Road 91916 619-445-9505

Encinitas City Hall Encinitas CA 505 S Vulcan Ave 92024 760-633-2600

Escondido City Hall Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4880

La Mesa City Hall La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Ave 91942 619-463-6611

National City City Hall National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4226

Oceanside City Hall Oceanside CA 300 N Coast Hwy 92054 760-435-3969

Poway City Hall Poway CA 13325 Civic Center Drive 92064 858-668-4400

San Diego City Hall San Diego CA 202 C Street 92101 619-533-4000

San Marcos City Hall San Marcos CA 201 Mata Way 92069 760-752-7550

San Marcos City Hall San Marcos CA 1 Civic Center Drive 92069 760-744-1050

Santee City Hall Santee CA 10601 Magnolia Avenue 92071 619-258-4100

Solana Beach City Hall Solana Beach CA 635 Highway 101 92075 858-720-2400


Code Enforcement Offices in San Diego County, CA are responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes, zoning rules, and other regulations. As part of enforcing these codes and regulations, San Diego County Code Enforcement often issue building permits. These permits may be required for San Diego County land development, demolition, repairs, renovations, and other kinds of construction. They may also issue San Diego County occupancy permits at the end of a construction project, which certify that the building meets code and can be occupied. Code Enforcement Offices may also be responsible for issuing certificates of zoning compliance, and they produce reports that show if a building has any code violations or has a valid San Diego County permit for construction. Their office can also help look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices often provide online access to their building permit records.

Chula Vista Code Enforcement Chula Vista CA 276 4th Avenue 91910 619-691-5280

Escondido Code Enforcement Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4650

San Marcos Code Enforcement San Marcos CA 1 Civic Center Drive 92069 760-744-1050

Santee Code Enforcement Santee CA 10601 Magnolia Avenue 92071 619-258-4100

Solana Beach Code Enforcement Solana Beach CA 500 Lomas Santa Fe Drive 92075 858-720-2413


Building Inspectors in San Diego County, CA ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, San Diego County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, San Diego County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a San Diego County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the San Diego County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show San Diego County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

El Cajon Building Inspector El Cajon CA 200 Civic Center Way 92020 619-440-0481

Poway Building Inspector Poway CA 13325 Civic Center Drive 92064 858-668-4646

San Diego Building Inspector San Diego CA 9485 Aero Drive 92123 858-627-3200

San Diego Building Inspector San Diego CA 1222 1st Avenue 92101 619-236-6270

San Marcos Building Inspector San Marcos CA 1 Civic Center Drive 92069 760-744-0040