eTRAKIT - Online Portal

eTRAKiT is a new tool for the public to provide online access to planning project and building permit information.  
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Why? Our Online System improves turnaround times and adds greater transparency to the development process.

Who?   eTRAKiT can be used by the public, including; property owners, contractors, engineers, developers, consultants, and other interested parties.

How? Go to or click on the green "eTRAKiT" button on this page. Use this guide when logging in for the first time in order to apply for a planning project/permit or to pay fees for an existing permit. To retrieve your AEC number, fill out the form at the bottom of this page and Planning staff will email you with your AEC number. Contact for login issues.  For large special event permits, please contact the Community Services Department at

What?  eTRAKiT can be used for:

  • Applying for select Permits and Land Use Applications (see list below).
  • Upload applications and plans for review. 
  • Monitoring the status of permits and projects.
  • Researching permit/project records.
  • Paying fees.

NOTE: Please either email or your assigned Planner when uploading new documents and/or making payments.

Current Applications available for Online Submittal

Planning & Community Development Projects

Building Division Permits

Community Services Department Permits

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First Time Users

Anyone applying for one of the project/permit types listed above must login as a Registered User (AEC). In doing so, you will have access to your specific information regarding your permits, projects, and inspections. For planning projects and building permits, please fill out the AEC Request Form below to set up a registered user account for the eTRAKiT system.

For large special event permits, please contact community services at (do not fill out AEC Request Form).

Note: No login account is required to perform a basic search for project or permit information. 

Getting Started Guides

eTRAKiT: AEC Request Form

  1. Please provide the following information in order to create an AEC number for your project.
  2. Example: ADR23-0##

  3. If different from Project Address

  4. Select which applies to you*

    Choose only one

  5. If you recently applied for a Del Mar Business License, provide you confirmation number.

    If you are not licensed at the City of Del Mar, apply here:

  6. Leave This Blank:

  7. This field is not part of the form submission.