All BDS Applications, Brochures, Drawings, Forms and Sample Site Plans

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Get permit application forms, brochures, handouts and more forms from Development Services. Find all permitting brochures. Search the list of sample site plans like the sample basement plan, drawings and submittal requirements. Start here for the full list of all BDS forms and all BDS handouts.
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Search for applications, brochures, forms and all BDS handouts about development projects 

You can search for BDS (Bureau of Development Services) applications, brochures and other forms and handouts by name in Documents. For best results, use multiple words in your search. For example, building permit application.

Find out what forms to include with a completed permit application 

Search for a project type or permit type to find out what to include with your application to make sure it's complete. For example, "Commercial Alteration," "electrical permits" or "ADU permits."  The web pages include step-by-step application instructions and links to apply online (if available). 

Browse BDS forms by topic 

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Learn more about the permitting process and apply online or in person 

You can apply online for a permit or drop plans off in person with an appointment. You can also learn more about the permit review process