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HOLIDAY CLOSURE DEC 24, 2018 - JAN 1, 2019

The Permit Center and all Planning, Building and  Code Enforcement offices and services will be closed.

No appointments or inspections may be scheduled during this time.


Check Out Our Award Winning Video

Watch Designing an Addition to Your Single-Family Home on the San José Permit Center YouTube channel! Spanish and Vietnamese subtitles are included.

Designing an Addition to Your Single-Family Residence


We're here to guide and assist you in person or by phone.

In Person: 
Come to the Development Services Permit Center, first floor of City Hall, for assistance with inquiries or a project submittal. We issue tickets to meet with a planner on a first come, first served basis. See Hours of Service.


Speak with a Planner by Phone at 408-535-3555
To discuss project design requirements, signs, tree removals, or zoning:
Call during the hours listed below and ask to speak with a planner.

Monday
10:00 a.m.–Noon; 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 a.m.–Noon; 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m.–Noon 

 
Self-Help: This website and the search tool at www.sjpermits.org (for property, zoning, and permit information) may answer many common questions. Visit the Permit Center web page for more information specific to the permit process.

News and Announcements
Public Review Draft MND: Hemlock Mixed-Use Project (PDC18-009/PD18-037/PT18-020)
The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration for Hemlock Mixed-Use Project is available online. Public review period will start 12/10/18 and end on 01/09/19. Read on...
Public Review Draft MND: Baywood Hotel Project (SP18-048)
The DraftMitigated Negative Declaration for Baywood Hotel Project is available online. Public review period will start 12/10/18 and end on 01/09/19. Read on...