Updates on City of San José Services and/or Operations . (more information)

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

Development Related Inquires:

Phone: (408) 535-3555

Staff Directory

COVID-19 PROCEDURE: The Permit Center is closed to the public effective March 17, 2020. To continue services while protecting the health of customers and employees, Permit Center staff will work remotely to process your permits and conduct plan review. Inspections will continue on housing construction, and limited inspections will take place on other types of projects.

The Development Services Division of Public Works is responsible for ensuring that new development projects comply with applicable regulations and provide the necessary public infrastructure including, but not limited to: streets, sidewalks, storm and sanitary sewers, streetlights, landscaping in frontages and street islands, and traffic signals.