Pursuant to Government Code § 68106 and Rule 10.620 of the California Rules of Court, the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, is providing over 60 days’ notice that it will be closing the old Central Courthouse at 220 W. Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101, with various courtrooms and associated staff moving out of that facility between July 20, 2017 and August 20, 2017.

All of the courtrooms that are moving out of the old Central Courthouse will reopen in the new San Diego Central Courthouse at 1100 Union Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (the “new Central Courthouse”) with new department numbers, with the exception of the current Department 7 (unlawful detainers) and 22 (small claims). Departments 7 and 22 will move to the Hall of Justice at 330 W. Broadway, San Diego, and become Departments 60 and 61 respectively.

A complete list of the courtrooms and business offices that are closing, the dates and times of closing, and the new courtroom assignments in the new Central Courthouse will be posted on the Court’s website,, as the move proceeds.

Starting July 31, 2017, all criminal case filings and all filings in appeals must be made in the new Central Courthouse at 1100 Union Street. Small claims case filings will continue to be made in the Hall of Justice at 330 W. Broadway.

These actions are due to the completion of the building project to construct the new Central Courthouse.

The Court is inviting public comment on this change prior to implementation. To ensure prompt review and consideration, comments should be submitted electronically through the Court’s website at (click on “Invitation to Comment”). For those without easy internet access, comments may be mailed to: Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 220 W. Broadway, Executive Office, San Diego, CA 92101, attention Michael Roddy, Court Executive Officer.

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