The City’s accessory dwelling units (ADU) regulations were recently updated, by Ordinance 125854, and went into effect on August 8, 2019. The updated regulations removed the owner occupancy requirement for ADUs.
State law requires local building departments, such as SDCI, to verify contractor licenses on every construction permit. Every construction applicant must identify the project contractor license or indicate why the application is exempt from requiring a contractor. To make this easier, we have updated our Contractor Disclosure Form.
DPD has updated the Construction Stormwater Control Plan and Post Construction Soil Management Plan, with a new tree and vegetation protection detail. The detail now includes the standard requirements to protect code-defined exceptional trees or any tree requiring protection during construction.
The Financial Responsibility Statement form is required when applying for a Land Use Pre-Submittal conference. This change goes into effect May 1, 2011.