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Permit Center Hours

Building and Planning Service Counters

Inquiries and Assistance

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Plan and Application Intake

Limited services during lunch hour.
  •  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00-11:30 a.m. - 1:00-3:30 p.m.
  •  Wednesday:  9:00-11:30 a.m. - 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Fire Service Counter

  • Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. - Noon; 1:00-4:00 p.m.

 Public Works Service Counter

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm

Speak with a Planner by Phone at 408-535-3555

To discuss project design requirements, signs, tree removals, or zoning, call during the hours listed below and ask to speak with a planner.

  • 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; 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Contact a Building Inspector

For questions regarding building permits, codes, inspections or plan review, use one of the following methods and we'll respond within two business days.