Self-Certification Program: Private Roads - Four Homes Maximum

The County of San Diego allows for private roads with a maximum of four homes to be done under the self-certification process. The full list of requirements can be found in the Rules handout.

If you are interested in more information or would like to register into the program please contact Tona Young at (619) 540-8760 or email


Eligible Projects Projects Not Eligible
  • Minor private road improvement plans serving up to but no more than four parcels.
  • Parcel map fronts and connects directly to a public road.
  • Minor private road serves onsite parcel map parcels and cannot be extended, nor serve off-site parcels.
  • Projects that meet Private Road Standards
Requires a CA-registered civil engineer to self-certify
  • Private roads that can be extended to serve off-site lots.
  • Private roads that require a Design Exception Request
  • Projects that do not meet Private Road Standards
  • Projects that create or replace a combined total of 5,000 square feet or more of impervious surface and/or require a PDP SWQMP.

Training Handouts
Required Forms for Submittal
Self-Certification Rules
Self-Certification Flowchart
Self-Certification Applicant Guide
Training Outline
Application - Private Road Four Homes Max
Owner Certification Statement
Hold Harmless Letter - Private Roads Four Homes Max

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