Public counter general inquires are always welcome. For any lengthy discussion or requested research, please schedule an appointment with a staff member using the main line numbers listed below.

Engineering Division 
Main Line:
(760) 633-2770

Planning Division
Main Line: (760) 633-2710



A new and easier way to conduct business with the City of Encinitas.  Manage permits, plans, and business registrations through our online portal.

Registered users can conduct business with the City from the convenience of their office, home, or a mobile device. New services will be introduced quarterly.

Go to Online Applications & Services for instructions on how to register for CSS.

If you are already a registered user, you can go directly to Applications & Information to access documentation required to apply in CSS.