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Public Works
Development Services
200 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, CA 95113

Development Related Inquires:

Phone: (408) 535-3555
Email

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PUBLIC WORKS DEVELOPMENT REMOTE PROCEDURE FOR PERMITS, PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTIONS DURING COVID-19

In response to Santa Clara County's Public Health Order issued April 29, 2020, City Hall remains closed to public visitation.  We are working remotely to continue important services while protecting the health of our employees and customers.  

Please view the table below to identify how to contact us for the development services that you may need.  These procedures are in effect through May 31, 2020 or until further notice. 

SERVICE

ACTION

New Public Works Permits/Applications related to a Planning Entitlement

Submit electronically to the PW Project Engineer (PE).  Use https://sjpermits.org/permits/ and the Planning permit number to determine the PE assigned to the project.  For large files (>25MB), please provide a FTP website link for downloading.  (Dropbox links are not acceptable by the City.)
 
Visit http://www.sanjoseca.gov/devresources for permit applications and requirements.

New Public Works Permits/Applications NOT related to a Planning Entitlement (incl. standalone Geologic Hazard Clearance, Revocable Encroachment Permit, etc.)

Submit electronically to PWGeneralInfo@sanjoseca.gov.  A PE will be assigned to your project and will contact you directly.  Visit our website (see link above) for permit applications and requirements.

Re-submittal of Public Works Plans

Submit electronically to the PE.  For large files, please provide a FTP website link for downloading.

Traffic Workscope/Report

Submit electronically to manjit.banwait@sanjoseca.gov and christy.cheung@sanjoseca.gov

Inter-agency Permits/Applications

Submit electronically to khoder.baydoun@sanjoseca.gov.  For large files (>25MB), please provide a FTP website link for downloading.  (Dropbox links are not acceptable by the City.)

Utility Permits/Applications

Submit electronically to PWUtilityPermits@sanjoseca.gov

Small Cell Permits/Applications

Continue to submit electronically via ProjectDox

Public Works Fee Payment and Security Deposits

Pay online (https://sjpermits.org/permits/general/certifylogin.asp) with credit card or see attached for wire transfer instructions.  Fees of $100,000 or more must be a wire transfer and include the permit number.  Please also email the PE the date of wire transfer and confirmation number given by your bank.

Submit Security Deposits electronically to the maximum extent possible.  If not, please submit via mail to the PE.

Flood Inspections

Flood inspections will continue with modified service in alignment with the City and County guidance.  For questions about flood inspections, please contact vivian.tom@sanjoseca.gov.

General Questions

Email PWGeneralInfo@sanjoseca.gov

Public Works Development Services Organization Chart

See https://www.sanjoseca.gov/home/showdocument?id=20039