San Diego County Permits (California)

Search for San Diego County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The San Diego County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as San Diego County permits. Clerks in San Diego County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The San Diego County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a San Diego County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Carlsbrand City Clerk Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2821

El Cajon County Clerk El Cajon CA 200 South Magnolia Avenue 92020 619-401-5700

Encinitas Clerk Encinitas CA 505 South Vulcan Avenue 92024 760-633-2601

Escondido City Clerk Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4617

La Mesa City Clerk La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1120

National City Clerk National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4228

San Diego County Clerk San Diego CA 1600 Pacific Highway 92101 619-237-0502

San Diego County Clerk San Marcos CA 141 East Carmel Street 92078 760-940-6868

Solana Beach City Clerk Solana Beach CA 635 Highway 101 92075 858-720-2420


A San Diego County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in San Diego County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. San Diego County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These San Diego County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information 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 Marcos CA 338 Via Vera Cruz 92078 760-940-2893

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

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


A San Diego County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in San Diego County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in San Diego County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

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


A San Diego County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in San Diego County, California may issue county permits. These San Diego County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These San Diego County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county 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