San José is making it easier for more lots to qualify for an ADU, and has eased development requirements. Learn about ADUs and the new rules, which go into effect on July 27, at www.sanjoseca.gov/ADUs.
Strengthening Your Home Against Earthquake Damage -
If you want to learn more about how to strengthen a home against earthquake damage, view this expert presentation here.
Building Department of the Year Award -
The California Building Officials (CALBO) association has honored the San José Building Division with it's 2017-2018 Building Department of the Year award. Learn more at our Awards page at www.sanjoseca.gov/pbce.
Building Division Conducts Wastewater Plan Checks for Food Facilities
We now conduct Wastewater Plan Checks for San José food facility projects as part of the building permit plan review process. Environmental Services Department staff will continue to review projects for non-food facilities, such as industrial wastewater discharges. Non-food facilities should contact the Environmental Services Department at (408) 945-3000. See the flyer for more information on how to submit wastewater plans.