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Code Enforcement
200 E. Santa Clara St. 4th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 535-7770

8:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed: Noon - 1:00pm

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Tier 1 Self-Certification

All owners of multi-family buildings are responsible for maintaining those buildings in compliance with minimum housing standards. Additionally, an owner or owner's agent who wants to maintain Tier 1 status must agree to check every unit in the building on an annual basis and upon change in tenancy, provide a copy of the completed Self-Certification Checklist.

An affidavit agreeing to these conditions must be completed at during the renewal process for the Residential Occupancy Permit as a requirement for keeping Tier 1 status.

For a step-by-step guide on how to renew online, you may view the:

If any units cannot be self-certified, then Code Enforcement must be notified no later than July 31 of each year. The notification must be in writing:

  • Email
  • Letter mailed to City of San Jose Code Enforcement, Multiple Housing Program, 200 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95113

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