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Planning Guides

The following guides provide information about the regulations and permit process for various types of uses and development proposals. 

Introduction to Planning

Planning in San José: A Community Guide offers an introduction to land use planning and development for persons unfamiliar with the process in the city, as well as for those already acquainted with the practice who want to learn more. It is a resource for residents, business owners, and property owners, as well as for developers interested in building in San José.

This guide is also available in Spanish: Planificación en San José: Una Guía Para la Comunidad.

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