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 Permit Application (CSS) - 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
Public Right-of-Way Utility Permit (CSS) - Required when public right-of-way work will occur on existing or proposed utilities.
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 (CSS) - 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 building permit issuance
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.)
Solar Domestic Water Heating Permit - Streamlined process for rooftop solar domestic water heating project 30 kWth or less
Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Permit Application - Required to submit a Solar Photovoltaic Rooftop Installation permit application
Solar Pool Heating Permit - Streamlined process for rooftop solar pool heating project 30 kWth or less
Temporary Sign/Banner Application (CSS) - 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 (CSS) - Required for any business or residence which utilizes an alarm system
Amusement Establishment Permit Application (CSS) - 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 (CSS) - Required for any establishment which conducts performances such as any act, play, review, song, show, concert or exhibition
Firearms Dealer Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any person or entity which facilitates the sale, lease, or transfer of firearms.
Junk Dealer, Auto Wrecking & Vehicle Storage Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which operates a junk yard, auto wrecking or storage yard
Public Bingo Game License Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which conducts public bingo games
Public Dance Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which conducts public dances; additional permits may be required
Recreational Vehicle Parking Permit Application (CSS) - 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 Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any establishment which conducts business as a pawnbroker or secondhand dealer
Short Term Rental Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which rents a single-family home or duplex for 30 consecutive days or less
Solicitor - Charitable Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which requests contributions or sells services or goods for a charitable purpose
Solicitor - Non Charitable Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which offers services or goods for sale door-to-door or in a public place
Solicitor – Seasonal Permit Application (CSS) - Required for any entity which offers services or goods on a seasonal basis
Taxi Company Permit Application (CSS) - 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
Outdoor Facility Use Application - Required for groups of 25 or more

Public Safety: Fire Prevention

Tent or Canopy Permit Application (CSS) - 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 Design Manual - Guide to the public and professionals in the submittal of required material to the Development Services Department for the processing of Engineering permits, grading plans, subdivision maps and parcel maps, drainage designs, sewer designs and water designs
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
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 conducting 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
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.)