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Temporary Change in Hours - October 25
On October 25, Planning service counters and Planning phone service will have limited hours of service.
 Planning Service Counters  Open: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
 Closed: 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Planning Phone Service  Open: 9:00 a.m. - Noon
 Closed: Noon - 4:00 p.m. 

Building, Public Works, and Fire Department service will be open during regular Permit Center Hours.

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Watch Designing an Addition to Your Single-Family Home on the San José Permit Center YouTube channel! Spanish and Vietnamese subtitles are included.

Designing an Addition to Your Single-Family Residence

We're here to guide and assist you in person or by phone.

In Person: 
Come to the Development Services Permit Center, first floor of City Hall, for assistance with inquiries or a project submittal. We issue tickets to meet with a planner on a first come, first served basis. See Hours of Service.

By Phone - 408-535-3555:  Talk with a planner by phone during these service hours:
  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 

*October 25, Phone hours will be open from 9:00 a.m. to Noon and closed the the rest of the day.
Self-Help: This website and the search tool at (for property, zoning, and permit information) may answer many common questions. Visit the Permit Center web page for more information specific to the permit process.

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