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Community Meetings for Private Tree Removal Permit Process Improvements
Two community meetings were held in August, which allowed the public to provide comments and suggestions on the current private tree removal permit process. For details, please see the Private Tree Removal Permit Process Improvements page.

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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 at the Permit Center

Come to the Permit Center, first floor of City Hall, for assistance with a project submittal or to get answers to your questions. We issue tickets to meet with a planner on a first come, first served basis. See Permit Center's hours of service.


By Phone: 408-535-3555
Talk with a planner by phone during these service hours:
   
 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 our Online Permits property/permit information search tool are designed to fulfill many common customer needs. Visit the Permit Center web page for more information specific to the permit process.

News and Announcements
Public Review Draft MND: Monterey Trojan Self Storage (H17-040)
The Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for Project Name is available online. Public review period will start 1/18/2018 and end on 2/7/2018. Read on...
Public Review Draft MND: Race and Grand Residential Rezoning Project (PDC17-019)
The Draft Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for Race and Grand Residential Rezoning Project (PDC17-019) is available online. Public review period will start 1/12/18 and end on 2/1/18. Read on...