Applications & Information

Applications

City Clerk

Appeal Request Form - To appeal a final determination by a board, committee, commission, or department, subordinate to the City Council
Public Records Request - Required to request a City public record

Development Services: Engineering

City Tree Removal Application - Required for proposed removal of any City tree
Engineering Development Application - Required for all Engineering permit requests and permit submittals
Engineer's Certification of Final Grading - Form required to be completed by the Engineer of Record at the completion of work under a Grading or Public Improvement Permit
Grading Plan Title Sheet (DWG) - City standard grading plan title sheet and notes for private development projects
Haul Route Application Form - Required for hauling dirt, debris or materials within the City of Encinitas and out of the City of Encinitas
Intake Form and Standard SWQMP - Form required for ALL projects (planning, engineering, building permits) to document project status for stormwater quality purposes – and Stormwater Quality Management Plan for Standard Projects
Priority Development Project SWQMP - City template for Priority Development Project Stormwater Quality Management Plan
Public Improvement Plan Title Sheet (DWG) - City standard public improvement plan title sheet and notes for private development projects
Sidewalk Cafe/Outdoor Dining - Application for any sidewalk or outdoor dining within the public right-of-way
Street Vacation Application - Application for the vacation of any dedicated city street, right-of-way, or easement
Transportation Permit Application - Required to apply for a Truck Permit

Development Services: Housing

Residential Rehabilitation Program Application - Program to assist low income households with home repairs
Section 8 Waiting List Application (Pre-Application) - To be placed on the waitlist for Section 8 rental assistance

Development Services: Planning

Address Request - To request an address for a property be assigned or changed
Affordable Unit Policy Application - To apply for the Affordable Dwelling Unit Policy, a City Council Policy for legalizing certain unpermitted dwelling units
Agricultural Permit Application - For staff-level application reviews (appointment required)
Alcohol Service Establishment - Existing Application Supplement - Required for all applications for modification of existing alcohol service establishments
Alcohol Service Establishment - New Application Supplement - Required for all applications for new alcohol service establishments
Appeal Request Form - Submit to City Clerk with fee to appeal a Department or Planning Commission action
Application for Environmental Initial Study (AEIS) - For projects that require environmental review
Building Permit Application - Complete and submit with plans for building permit plan check
Building Plan Copying - Laws, process and forms for obtaining copies of building plans and related documents
Citizen's Complaint Form - To report violations of Municipal Code within the City
Density Bonus Application Supplement - Additional requirements for developments proposing a density bonus
Encinitas Register of Historic Places Application - To request property be placed on local register
Facility Availability Form: Fire - For subdivisions, submit to Fire Department, then with map application
Facility Availability Form: School - For subdivisions, submit to School District(s), then with map application
Facility Availability Form: Sewer - For subdivisions, submit to Sewer District, then with map application
Facility Availability Form: Water - For subdivisions, submit to Water District, then with map application
Final/Parcel Map Fee Form - Submit with fee to Planning Department prior to filing final/parcel map
Green Building Incentive Program Registration Form - For registering in the City’s green building program
Height Certification Form - Licensed Land Surveyor to complete to verify building height
Heritage Tree Nomination Form - Complete and submit to nominate a tree for Heritage Tree status
Housing Development Tracking Form - Submit prior to final inspection of residential units
Landscape Documentation Package Checklist - Submit as required prior to construction permit issuance
Permanent Sign Application - Submit for monument signs and sign programs (appointment required)
Planning Application - For staff-level and Planning Commission application reviews (appointment required)
Re-roofing Application - Required when replacing an existing roof
Revisions and Deferred Submittals to Plans - Submit when making revisions to existing project
Service Request Application - Submit for minor research and service requests (zoning letters, etc.)
Temporary Sign/Banner Application - Submit for temporary sign and banner permits
Water Efficient Landscape Worksheet - Submit as required with Landscape Documentation Package
Wireless Facilities Group Pre-Application - For proposed wireless facilities on City property

Development Services: Regulatory Permits

Alarm Permit Application - Required for any business or residence which utilizes an alarm system
Amusement Establishment & Devices Permit Application - Required for any establishment which has five or more amusement devices such as pinball machines and arcade games
Business Registration Application - Required for any person or entity which conducts business within the City of Encinitas
Entertainment Establishment Permit Application - Required for any establishment which conducts performances such as any act, play, review, song, show, concert or exhibition
Firearms Dealer Permit Application - Required for any person or entity which conducts business within the City of Encinitas
Junk Dealer, Auto Wrecking & Vehicle Storage Permit Application - Required for any entity which operates a junk yard, auto wrecking or storage yard
Public Bingo Game License Application - Required for any entity which conducts public bingo games
Public Dance Permit Application - Required for any entity which conducts public dances; additional permits may be required
Recreational Vehicle Parking Permit Application - Required for parking any trailer, camper trailer, boat and trailer, cab-over camper/truck camper, motor home, or similar vehicle on a public street
Secondhand Dealer's Permit Application - Required for any establishment which conducts business as a pawnbroker or secondhand dealer
Short Term Rental Permit Application - Required for any entity which rents a single-family home or duplex for 30 consecutive days or less
Solicitor - Charitable Permit Application - Required for any entity which requests contributions or sells services or goods for a charitable purpose
Solicitor - Non Charitable Permit Application - Required for any entity which offers services or goods for sale door-to-door or in a public place
Solicitor – Seasonal Permit Application - Required for any entity which offers services or goods on a seasonal basis
Taxi Company Permit Application - Required for any taxi company which operates within the City of Encinitas

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts

Athletic Field Use Guide and Permit Application - Field use permits are required for use of City athletic fields
Commercial Use Permit Application - Annual permits are required for commercial use of public recreational property
Community Center Facility Reservation Application - Required to reserve a room at the Community Center
Community Grant Program Information and Application - Required to apply for Community Grant Program to accomplish projects or programs that provide wide community benefit
Library Room Use and Reservation Application - Required to reserve the Community Room or Computer Lab at the Library
Naming of City Land Facilities & Amenities Form - Request to name or change name of City land, facilities and amenities
Special Event Planning Guide and Permit Application - Required for groups of 25 or more

Public Safety: Fire Prevention

Tent or Canopy Permit Application - Required for Tents or Canopies that exceed 400 square feet

Information

Development Services: Engineering

Encinitas Survey Control Network Datasheets - Survey Control Network - drawings, descriptions & photos
Encinitas Survey Control Network Maps - Maps of Survey Control Network
Engineering Schedule of Fees - List of fees associated with Engineering services
Final Map/Final Parcel Map Initial Submittal Checklist - List of required documents for Final Map/Final Parcel Map initial submittal
Flood Control/Traffic Fees - Worksheet for fees associated with Flood Control and Traffic Mitigation
General Financial Information - Acceptable forms of posted surety, security obligation agreements & terms of release
Grading Plan Initial Submittal Checklist - Checklist for Grading Plan submittal
Public Improvement Plan Initial Submittal Checklist - List of required documents for Final Map/Final Parcel Map initial submittal
Simplified Minor Grading Permit Requirements - List of requirements for minor grading
Survey Monument Viewer - Web application to locate survey monuments and benchmarks
Unit Price List 2005 - Unit Price List
Wastewater Fees - List of Wastewater and Sewer fees

Development Services: Planning

Accessory Dwelling Unit Provisions - Regulations for accessory units (aka second units or “granny flats”)
Affordable Unit Policy FAQ - Frequently asked questions regarding the Affordable Unit Interim Policy
Applicant’s Guide to Setbacks - Information and examples for application of setback requirements
Building Permit Plan Check Requirements - Requirements for plan content to complete zoning review
Building Permits Required - Basic information on when a permit is required
CDP Requirements for Residential Remodels - Information on CDP requirements for residential remodels and additions
Certificate of Compliance - Information on the Certificate of Compliance process
Citizen’s Participation Plan Handout - Detailed instructions for preparing a Citizen’s Participation Plan
Condominium Conversion - Information on converting existing residential units to condominiums
Determination of Legal Parcel - Guidelines used for determining if a parcel of land is legal
Energy Efficiency Permit Fee Waiver Flyer - Information regarding waiver or reduction of permit fees for solar systems and electric vehicle charging systems
Gray water Systems - Information and regulations regarding gray water systems
Green Building Incentive Program Information - Information on the City’s green building program
Home Occupation Regulations - Regulations for conduction a business at a residence
Invasive Plant Policy - Information on the City's invasive plant policy
Lot Line Adjustment - Information on the lot line (boundary) adjustment process
Mills Act Handout - Information on the City’s Mills Act Program for historical structures
Owner Builder Notice - Basic Information on the risks and responsibilities of being an owner-builder
Parkland Acquisition and Improvements Fees - Parks and Recreation development impact fees (administered by the Planning Division)
Planning Application Processing Fees - Administrative, discretionary and building plan check application fees
Re-Roofing Information Sheet - Information related to the Re-Roofing application
Residential Gray Water Irrigation Systems FAQ - Provides guidelines on the installation and regulation of gray water systems
Residential Gray Water Irrigation Systems Submittal Requirements - Information on submittal requirements for systems that require permits as well as standards and requirements for systems that do not require permits
Residential Height Regulations - The City's height regulations and how to apply them
Sign Information - Information on sign allowances, requirements and regulations
Solar Domestic Water Heating Expedited Process Eligibility Checklist - To determine eligibility for expedited processing
Solar Domestic Water Heating Inspection Guide - Field inspection guide for Solar Domestic Water Heating systems
Solar Domestic Water Heating Standard Plan - Use for solar domestic water heating systems with a thermal output rating of 30 kWth or less
Solar Domestic Water Heating Submittal Requirements - Requirements for submittal and approval of Solar Domestic Water Heating projects
Solar Pool Heating Expedited Process Eligibility Checklist - To determine eligibility for expedited processing
Solar Pool Heating Inspection Guide - Field inspection guide for Solar Pool Heating systems
Solar Pool Heating Standard Plan - Use for solar pool heating systems with a thermal output rating of 30 kWth or less
Solar Pool Heating Submittal Requirements - Requirements for plan review, required fees and inspections related to rooftop solar pool heating projects
Solar PV Expedited Process Eligibility Checklist - To determine eligibility for expedited processing
Solar PV Inspection Guide - Overview of inspection process for residential rooftop solar PV systems meeting the Standard Plan and eligible for the expedited solar permitting process
Solar PV Standard Plan Central (String) Inverter - Use if utility-interactive central/string inverter systems does not exceed a system AC inverter output rating of 10kW
Solar PV Standard Plan Microinverter and ACM - Use if Microinverters or AC Modules (ACM) systems does not exceed a combined output rating of 10kW
Solar PV Submittal Requirements - List of items required to submit a Solar Photovoltaic Rooftop Installation permit application
Solar Structural Criteria - Checklist of criteria for residential rooftop solar energy installations
Staff Advisory Committee - Information on the City’s Staff Advisory Committee
Subdivision Map Extensions FAQ - Provides information on how AB 116, AB 208, AB 333 and S.B. 1185 impact the time applicants have to record a final map
Temporary Parking Lot Tent Regulations - Zoning requirements for temporary tents and canopies
Tentative Map Application Supplement - Requirements for tentative map applications
Urban Agriculture FAQ - Information on urban agriculture regulations
Use Permit Application Supplement - Instructions for preparing a use permit statement of justification
USPS Quick Reference Postal Requirements - Requirements for providing access to USPS personnel (provided by USPS)
Variance Application Supplement - Instructions for preparing a variance statement of justification
Wireless Communication Facilities Supplement - Requirements for wireless facility applications
Zoning Designations - Descriptions of zoning designations in the City
Zoning Summary - Commercial - Table of commercial zones and development standards (setbacks, etc.)
Zoning Summary - Residential - Table of residential zones and development standards (setbacks, etc.)