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Permit Center Hours
To Reduce Wait Times, Appointments Now Required For Plan Intake
Effective August 12, 2019

Except for accessory dwelling unit (ADU) plans, we will no longer allow plan submittals without an appointment. All building permit applicants who are submitting plans must schedule an appointment, effective August 12, 2019. Schedule by calling 408-535-3555.

 Building and Planning Service Counters
Inquiries and Assistance
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 am–4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Counter Services
Limited services during lunch hour.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00–11:30 am; 1:00–3:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00–11:30 am; 1:00–3:30 pm
New Project Intake
By appointment only. Please call 408-535-3555.

Fire Service Counter
Monday to Friday
8:00 am–Noon; 1:00–4:00 pm

Public Works Service Counter
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 am–4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am–4:00 pm

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.
10:00 am–Noon; 1:00–4:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am–Noon; 1:00–4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–Noon; 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Contact a Building Inspector
For questions regarding building permits, codes, inspections or plan review:
Please use only one method and we'll respond within two business days.

Voicemail 408-535-7641