Welcome to the Land Development Division

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Our Services

The Land Development Division reviews construction drawings, technical reports, maps and easements for all private development projects including the public infrastructure required to serve private development. The division provides technical guidance in ensuring compliance with city codes and ordinances as well as the Subdivision Map Act, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) floodplain requirements. Additionally, the division establishes development conditions of approval, maintains records of previous development permits and acts as FEMA floodplain administrators.

Applications, Documents and Design Standards


FEMA & Floodplains




Street & Public Improvements

Transportation Permits


Land development division                                    

1 Civic Center Drive 
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1050                                                                                                             

Stephanie Kellar, Principal Engineer

For general questions about land development engineering in San Marcos, contact via e-mail: Land Development Division or phone: (760) 744-1050 ext. 3250