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Permit Center Hours
We close for holidays and occasionally reduce hours for staff trainings. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Building and Planning Services

Inquiries and Assistance
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday*, Friday
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
*First Thursdays of the month Planning opens at 9:00 am.
Plan Intake
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.
Last customer taken at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Fire Counter Services

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

Public Works Services

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

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.

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

Contact a Building Inspector
For questions regarding building permits, codes, inspections or plan review:
Use one method and we'll respond within two business days.


Voicemail 408-535-7641