The submittal process may vary depending on what is being requested. The Planning and Building Counters at San Juan Capistrano City Hall are open by appointment to accept all applications during normal business hours. Please schedule an appointment online via the City’s appointment portal system which will detail the submittal requirements for the appointment type being selected and typically prompt uploads of required documents and plans.
Planning projects which can be administratively approved include: Banner Permits, Sign Permits, Special Activity Permits, Temporary Use Permit, Time Extensions, and Tree Removal Permits Zoning Confirmation Letters can be submitted electronically to email@example.com. For planning applications that require an entitlement (e.g. Architectural Control (AC), Conditional Use Permit (CUP), etc.) please review page 4 of the Planning Division’s “Comprehensive Development Application” which further details submittal requirements for different kinds of entitlements.
For details on the Building Permit application submittal process please visit the Building Division’s permit webpage, apply for a permit. For submittal requirements for different kinds of Building permit applications, please review the Building Division’s “Plan Check Submittal Requirements” document.