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Sidewalks & Ramps
1404 Mabury Rd.
San Jose, CA 95133

Ph: (408) 794-1901

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sidewalk Obstructions
Public Right-of-Way
Keeping sidewalks and streets free of obstructions to allow free use of the public right-of-way is the responsibility of all citizens.

Notification of Obstruction
The City will notify property owners of their responsibility to remove obstructions from the public right-of-way adjacent their property. In the case of emergency or imminent danger, the City will have articles removed from the right-of-way and charge the adjacent property owner for the associated costs.

For information pertaining to the ordinance on the property owner’s responsibility to remove items from the public right-of-way can be found in the City’s municipal code (Section 13.24).