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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: 
Come to the Development Services Permit Center, first floor of City Hall, for assistance with inquiries or a project submittal. We issue tickets to meet with a planner on a first come, first served basis. See 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 the search tool at www.sjpermits.org (for property, zoning, and permit information) may answer many common questions. Visit the Permit Center web page for more information specific to the permit process.

News and Announcements
Public Review Draft MND: Murphy Villas Subdivision
The Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Murphy Villas Subdivision (File Nos. PDC17-050, PD17-024, PT17-054) is available online. Public review period will start June 5, 2018 and end on June 25, 2018. Read on...
Public Review Draft MND: North 4th Street Hotel
The Draft Initial Study (IS)/Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) for the North 4th Street Hotel is available online. Public review period will start May 29, 2018 and end on June 25, 2018. Read on...