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Sample of ROP Invoice Remember to Renew Your Residential Occupancy Permit

Avoid late fees by renewing your Residential Occupancy Permits today at Or pay your renewal fees by mail or in-person at San José City Hall. 

Owners of Tier 1 buildings must complete the self-certification affidavit online by December 31.

For more details visit the Residential Occupancy Permit Renewal page.


Code Enforcement Brochure
See what Code Enforcement Services are offered in the services page or brochure.
It is the mission of the Code Enforcement Division of the Department of Planning, Building, and Code Enforcement to work in partnership with the people of San José to promote and maintain a safe and desirable living and working environment. We help maintain or improve the quality of your community in three ways:
  • We administer a fair and unbiased enforcement program to correct violations of municipal codes and land use requirements.
  • We work with residents, neighborhood association, public service agencies, and other City of San José departments to:
    • Empower community self-help programs.
    • Develop public outreach programs.
    • Establish community priorities for the enforcement program.
  • We initiate special programs targeted toward specific problems in San José communities.