The Permit Section will help you find information about:
- Building permit
- Building permit fee estimates
- Submittal requirments
- Climate Zone map
- Lighting Zone map
In addition, permit staff will:
This section distributes month-end Building
Division reports and a weekly report each Monday for all
permits issued the previous week. Inquire
at the counter to review these reports.
Development Services counter: Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
* In order to ensure enough processing
time, please arrive by 3:30 to pull building permits and submit plans.
Contact Us at 619-691-5272 or via email
Appointments are available for
submittal and issuance of large, complex projects. Contact the
Development Services Technicians at 619-691-5272 for an appointment.
utility permits are available online. More Information.
These guides will provide general information about the topic
and, if needed, walk you through the process you may need to go
through with the City of Chula Vista Development Services Department.
The City of Chula Vista uses Accelas VelocityHall™ for its internet
permit program. VelocityHall™ allows
building permit research, inspection scheduling and issuance of minor residential permits via the internet. To access Velocity Hall™, click here.
Who can use VelocityHall™
Anyone can log on to the website and research permits. However, to schedule inspections or pull minor residential
permits you must be a licensed contractor and register with Accela and the City of Chula Vista.
There are no usage fees to research permits or schedule inspections. Usage fees to pull a permit via VelocityHall™ are
$5.00 per transaction plus 13% of the permit fee. All fees must be paid for by VISA or MasterCard.
To access VelocityHall™ for building permit research go to the website, click on Check/Research a Permit and follow
the prompts. Permits can be researched by address, permit number or state contractors license number. Note: Building permit history online only goes back to December 1992.
To schedule inspections using VelocityHall™ you must be a licensed contractor and be registered in the program. Once
registered go to the website, click on Check/Schedule Inspections and follow the prompts.
Minor Residential Permits
The following minor residential permits can be pulled via VelocityHall™ - electric meter reset, miscellaneous wiring, water heater replacement, water line repair or alteration, gas meter reset,
gas line repair or alteration, installation or replacement of FAU and A/C units.
Registration Instructions If you are a licensed contractor, register with Accela and the City Of Chula Vista to use VelocityHall™.
Register with Accela:
- Log on to Velocity Hall™
- Select California - Chula Vista
- Click on GO
- Click on My Permit Manager
- Click on Register here
- Complete the My Permit Manager New User Registration information and submit to Accela
- When registration with Accela is complete, Accela will send you an e-mail confirmation
Register with the City Of Chula Vista
- Complete the Internet Permitting Form
- The city will verify your state contractors license number and Chula Vista business license number.
- Once authorized to use VelocityHall™ for Chula Vista we will send you an e-mail confirmation.
Should you have any questions or require further assistance please do not hesitate to contact us at 619-691-5272.