Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Board, Commission and Committees

    • How can I apply for a Board, Commission or Committee vacancy?

  • City Clerk

    • How can I apply for a Board, Commission or Committee vacancy?

    • How do I submit a request for public records?

    • What does the City Council do?

    • What is a Resolution?

    • What is an Ordinance?

    • When and where are Council Meetings held?

    • When will the agenda for the next Council meeting be available?

    • Where can I register to vote?

  • City Council

    • What does the City Council do?

    • When and where are Council Meetings held?

    • When will the agenda for the next Council meeting be available?

  • City Manager

    • What Services Are Provided by the Humane Society?

  • Development Services

    • Can I build a granny flat/second unit on my residential lot?

    • Can I set up a business in my home?

    • Do I need a sign permit for all signs?

    • For design purposes, how do I obtain Citywide drainage studies?'

    • For my residential project, how many sets of plans and copies of information do I need to submit?

    • How can I find out about existing utilities and as-built research?

    • How can I locate my property line?

    • How do I find out my flood zone and FEMA's Flood Insurance Rate Maps?

    • How do I find out my soil conditions and Seismic Hazard Maps?

    • How do I obtain City's Title Blocks and Standard notes?

    • How do I schedule a building inspection?

    • How long does it take, and where do I get a Building Permit?

    • How long is my Building Permit valid?

    • I want to build a room addition. What are my setbacks?

    • I would like to landscape my property. Are there any requirements that I must meet?

    • I would like to obtain a temporary banner permit for my business. What is the process?

    • Is any other type of special information required for a Building Permit?

    • What are the current adopted Building Codes used by the City?

    • What are the fees of the Planning Division?

    • What are the fees?

    • What can I build on my property?

    • What can I do if I think my neighbor is violating the Zoning Ordinance?

    • What doesn't need a Building Permit?

    • What is the height limit for a fence or wall at my residence?

    • What is the parking requirement for my property/business?

    • What is the zoning on my property?

    • When will I need and how can I obtain a Grading Permit (including retaining walls)?

    • When will I need and how can I obtain an Encroachment Permit?

    • When would I contact the Planning Division?

    • Where can I find the Assessors Parcel Number (APN) for my property?

    • Who can I contact regarding private property disputes?

    • Who can prepare plans for a Building Permit?

    • Who is authorized to obtain a Building Permit?

  • Finance

    • Can I prepare and/or sell food out of my home?

    • How can I pay for a parking citation?

    • How do I apply for a business license?

    • How do I contest a parking citation?

    • How do I make changes to an existing license?

    • How do I renew a business license?

    • How do I search for existing businesses in the City?

    • How do I start a business in Santee?

    • I am doing work from my home; do I need a business license?

    • I misplaced my business license certificate, how can I get another one?

    • I received a parking citation for not displaying my handicap placard; can I contest the parking citation?

    • When are business license renewals due? Are there any penalties?

    • When would I need to apply for a Regulatory Permit?