Permits & Forms

  1. Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) – An additional dwelling unit on a property with an existing main residence. Includes attached, detached, and junior ADU’s.
  2. Commercial Alteration – A tenant improvement and/or an addition to an existing commercial space. Includes demolition, accessory structures (sheds/garages), electrical vehicle charging stations, pool/spa, reroofs, signs, TI’s, and modifications to wireless communication sites.
  3. Commercial New – A new commercial use building. Includes industrial buildings, restaurants, care facilities, shell buildings, storage facilities, and new wireless communication sites.
  4. Electrical – A permit for any electrical work outside of the replacement of fixtures in already approved receptacles. Includes any new circuits, wiring, and modifications to existing or new electrical panels.
  5. Mechanical – A permit for any mechanical system that provides heating or cooling and the associated duct work. Includes A/C, FAU’s, wall heaters, mini-split’s…etc.
  6. Plumbing – A permit for any new piping, modification to existing piping, or repair of piping. Includes all gas/sewer/water systems such as water heaters (tank or tankless), purification systems, water softeners, sewer cleanouts…etc.
  7. Residential Alteration – An alteration and/or addition to an existing residential space. Includes interior remodels, additions, accessory structures (shed, garages), patio covers, decks, pool/spa, electrical vehicle chargers, foundation repairs, reroofs, siding, and windows.
  8. Residential New – New residential dwellings. Includes attached/detached single family dwellings, master planned communities, and multifamily high/low rise apartment buildings.
  9. Solar/Photovoltaic Systems and Batteries – Includes residential and commercial photovoltaic systems and batteries.
  10. SolarAPP Solar/Photovoltaic Systems – State of California permitting program for simple residential roof mounted photovoltaic systems. May include batteries and a main panel upgrade (if included a SDG&E work order is required).
Useful Resources and Links
  1. Application for Temporary Gas or Electric Service
  2. Building Location Verification Acknowledgement
  3. Building Location Verification Survey
  4. Construction & Demolition Form
  5. Electrical Circuit Card
  6. Electrical Load Calculation
  7. San Diego Regional Hazardous Materials Questionnaire (County Form HM-9171)
  8. Owner Verification
  9. Owner Builder Form
  10. Permit Application
  11. Reroof Information Sheet
  12. Roofing Certificate
  13. Revision Information Form
  14. Application to Perform Off-Site Fabrication
  15. Certification of Compliance for Off-Site Fabrication
  16. Special Inspection Program
  17. Storm Water Intake Form
  18. SWQMP- PDP and SDP
  19. Permit Declaration - (only to be filled out prior to issuance)

Planning & Building Department

Phone: 619-258-4100 ext. 167
Hours: M–Th 8:00am-1:00pm | 2:00pm-5:00pm*, F 8:00am-1:00pm
*Building Division is closed 1:00pm-2:00pm M-Th

Santee City Hall, Planning & Building Department
10601 Magnolia Avenue, Building 4
Santee, CA 92071

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