A permit is required if you are installing, repairing, upgrading, resetting, replacing, or relocating any of the following:
Temporary power pole, temporary service pedestal, electrical service panel, electric meter, temporary power on a permanent base, overhead to underground conversion, wiring/conduit.
Water heater and/or vent, water piping system, sewer lateral (main to property line), building sewer (property line to house), gas meter, gas piping system.
FAU or gravity type furnace with ducts/vent, floor, suspended or recessed wall heater, floor furnace including vent, A/C condenser/comfort cooling unit (A/C system), air handling unit including ducts.
Residential Utility Permit Requirements
- Completed Residential Utility Permit Application Form 4569
- SDG&E work order required before issuing permits to upgrade electric service, reset or relocate meters, and set temporary power poles or service pedestals.
For a list of fees see the Mechanical, Plumbing & Electrical fee schedule
If you are a licensed contractor with an active City of Chula Vista business license you can obtain certain minor residential utility permits and schedule inspections on-line through Velocity Hall . To sign-up, complete and return to the Planning & Building Department an Internet Permitting Form.