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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

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In Person at the Permit Center

Come to the Permit Center, first floor of City Hall, for assistance with a project submittal or to get answers to your questions. We issue tickets to meet with a planner on a first come, first served basis. See Permit Center's hours of service.

By Phone: 408-535-3555
Talk with a planner by phone during these service hours:
 Monday, Thursday
  10:00 a.m.-Noon
  1:00-4:00 p.m.
 Tuesday, Wednesday   9:00 a.m.-Noon
  1:00-4:00 p.m.
 Friday   10:00 a.m.-Noon 

This website and our Online Permits property/permit information search tool are designed to fulfill many common customer needs. Visit the Permit Center web page for more information specific to the permit process.

News and Announcements
Samaritan Medical Center Master Plan - Second Amendment to DEIR now available
The Second Amendment to the Draft EIR for the Samaritan Medical Center Master Plan Project, which includes response to comments on the Draft EIR, is now available on the City's website. Read on...
Public Review of the IS/MND for the Holden of San Jose Assisted Living Facility
The Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Holden of San Jose Assisted Living Facility (File No. CP16-026) is available for review and public comment from October 20, 2016 to November 9, 2016. Read on...