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Nov 16

Sidewalk Ownership and Municipal Code

Posted on November 16, 2018 at 8:43 AM by Riley Knight

Sidewalk ownership and codeIn the City of San José, property owners are responsible for maintaining sidewalks, park strip areas, street trees, and curb & gutters adjacent to their property in a non-hazardous condition and free of obstructionsTherefore, we always encourage property owners to perform an annual inspection to look for lifting, cracking or other hazards which have appeared that could cause someone to trip, fall or otherwise be injured. For additional information, you can visit the City of San Jose websitecall 408-794-1901 or email