Permit Center Access During Civic Center Construction
The City Hall building entrance and parking area on W. Olive Avenue is not available due to construction. Please use the entrance and parking area at 607 All America Way. For project and construction details, visit Civic Center Modernization.
The One-Stop Permit Center at City Hall offers streamlined review of development projects and building plans.
Before You Begin Your Project
Each project has its own requirements. Before you get started on your project, you may wish to call or visit our One-Stop Permit Center. City employees will explain the process you must follow, what documents you'll need and whether your project will require plan review.
You may also check Permits (A-Z)
Hours of Construction and Posting Requirements
||Available at Counter
|Weekdays, 8 a.m. to noon
||Fire Protection Engineer, Transportation and Traffic
|Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to noon
||Plan Check Engineer
|Weekdays, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m.
||Building, Neighborhood Preservation, Housing
|Weekdays, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
The One-Stop Permit Center is closed on weekends and City holidays.
Call us for more information: 408-730-7444
Building Permit Plan Check Process
Over-the-counter digital plan checks are available in the morning by appointment. Email to request an appointment and provide the following information:
- Project type, square footage and address
- Applicant name and phone number
- Attendee name and phone number
We are accepting new digital residential and nonresidential plan checks. Here's what you need to do:
Larger projects are subject to more complex regulations and will require a longer review period. The extent of review required depends on the use or occupancy type of the structure, the location and the impact of construction on the environment.
Do the following online:
- Obtain minor building permits, such as for reroofing, water heater replacement or furnace replacement
- Schedule building inspections
- Review permit history
- View zoning and parcel information
- View plan check status
Access E-OneStop Online Services