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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:
  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 

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.

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Notice to CEQA Posting: Addendum for RWF Headworks Improvements and New Headworks
An Addendum to the San José/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plan Master Plan Final Environmental Impact Report (PMP FEIR) and Addenda thereto is available online at Read on...
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