Welcome to Planning & Building
Planning & Building Department Counter Service HoursMonday – Thursday: 7:00 am – 6:00 pmFriday: City Offices Closed
1243 National City BoulevardNational City, CA. 91950-4301Planning: (619) 336-4310 / E-Mail: email@example.comBuilding: (619) 336-4210 / E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Inspection Line: (619) 336-4363
Upcoming Public Hearings
Building Permit / Tracking Form (PDF)
Construction & Demolition Debris Conversion Rate Table (XLS)
The City of National City uses the 2013 California Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Energy, Fire, Residential and Green Codes.
2011-2012 Development Services Department Fee Schedule (PDF)
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Planning Department Fees (PDF)
Building Department Fees (PDF)
Development Impact Fees (PDF)
The Planning Department is responsible for reviewing land development proposals, ensuring compliance with the City's General Plan, Land Use Code, Local Coastal Program Land Use Plan (PDF), Local Coastal Program Implemenation (PDF), State Subdivision Map Act, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and other applicable local and state regulations.
The Planning Department also provides staff support to the Planning Commission, and recommends and implements changes to the land use section of the Land Use Code.
Land Use Code – Chapter 18 of the Municipal Code is the City’s Zoning Ordinance and is the primary tool for implementing the General Plan. The Land Use Code provides detailed standards for development or the use of land. These standards include what types of uses are permitted in particular zone, minimum lot size, height restrictions, building setbacks, parking requirements, wall heights, sign criteria and other standards.
Environmental Review - In accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act, environmental review is conducted for all private and public development projects, including City CIP (Capital Improvement Projects). Special planning studies and technical advice on land use issues are provided to the City Council, Planning Commission, City Manager and other city departments.
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City Hall, 1243 National City Blvd, National City, California 91950 | Phone: (619) 336-4241 Fax: (619) 336-4239