Santa Clara County Permits (California)

Search for Santa Clara County, CA county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Santa Clara County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Santa Clara County permits. Clerks in Santa Clara County, California may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Santa Clara County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Santa Clara County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

California State Clerk San Jose CA 840 Guadalupe Parkway 95110 408-808-6262

Campbell City Clerk Campbell CA 70 North 1st Street 95008 408-866-2117

Gilroy City Clerk Gilroy CA 7351 Rosanna Street 95020 408-846-0204

Milpitas City Clerk Milpitas CA 455 East Calaveras Boulevard 95035 408-586-3001

Santa Clara County Clerk San Jose CA 70 West Hedding Street 95110 408-299-2481

Saratoga City Clerk Saratoga CA 13777 Fruitvale Ave 95070 408-868-1269

Sunnyvale City Clerk Sunnyvale CA 603 All America Way 94086 408-730-7483


A Santa Clara County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Santa Clara County, California issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Santa Clara County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Santa Clara County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Campbell Building Department Campbell CA 70 North 1st Street 95008 408-866-2130

Cupertino Permits Cupertino CA 10300 Torre Avenue 95014 408-777-3228

Cupertino Zoning Cupertino CA 10300 Torre Avenue 95014 408-777-3308

Gaston County Planning Department San Martin CA 80 Highland Avenue 95046 408-683-4697

Los Altos Planning Department Los Altos CA 1 North San Antonio Road 94022 650-947-2750

Los Gatos Permits Los Gatos CA 41 Miles Avenue 95030 408-399-5770

Los Gatos Zoning Los Gatos CA 110 East Main Street 95030 408-354-6872

Milpitas Building Department Milpitas CA 455 East Calaveras Boulevard 95035 408-586-3240

Milpitas Planning Department Milpitas CA 455 East Calaveras Boulevard 95035 408-586-3279

Morgan Hill Building Department Morgan Hill CA 17575 Peak Avenue 95037 408-779-7241

Morgan Hill Planning Department Morgan Hill CA 17555 Peak Avenue 95037 408-779-7247

Palo Alto Permits Palo Alto CA 285 Hamilton Avenue 94301 650-329-2496

Palo Alto Planning Department Palo Alto CA 250 Hamilton Avenue 94301 650-329-2441

San Jose City Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits San Jose CA 200 East Santa Clara Street 95113 408-535-3555

Santa Carla Planning Department San Jose CA 70 West Hedding Street 95110 408-299-5780

Santa Clara Planning Department Santa Clara CA 1500 Warburton Avenue 95050 408-615-2450

Saratoga Building Department Saratoga CA 13777 Fruitvale Avenue 95070 408-868-1201

Saratoga City Planning Department Saratoga CA 13777 Fruitvale Avenue 95070 408-868-1252

Sunnyvale Zoning Sunnyvale CA 456 West Olive Avenue 94086 408-730-7444


A Santa Clara County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Santa Clara County, California may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Santa Clara County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Campbell City Hall Campbell CA 70 North 1st Street 95008 408-866-2100

Cupertino City Hall Cupertino CA 10300 Torre Avenue 95014 408-777-3200

Gilroy City Hall Gilroy CA 7351 Rosanna Street 95020 408-846-0400

Los Altos City Hall Los Altos CA 1 North San Antonio Road 94022 650-947-2700

Los Altos Hills Town Hall Los Altos Hills CA 26379 Fremont Road 94022 650-941-7222

Milpitas City Hall Milpitas CA 455 East Calaveras Boulevard 95035 408-586-3000

Morgan Hill City Hall Morgan Hill CA 17555 Peak Avenue 95037 408-779-7271

Mountain View City Hall Mountain View CA 500 Castro Street 94041 650-903-6332

Palo Alto City Hall Palo Alto CA 250 Hamilton Avenue 94301 650-329-2100

San Jose City Hall San Jose CA 200 East Santa Clara Street 95113 408-535-3500

Santa Clara City Hall Santa Clara CA 1500 Warburton Avenue 95050 408-615-2200

Saratoga City Hall Saratoga CA 13777 Fruitvale Ave 95070 408-868-1200

Sunnyvale City Hall Sunnyvale CA 650 W Olive Ave 94086


A Santa Clara County Code Enforcement Office is responsible for ensuring compliance with building codes as well as other rules and regulations. As part of enforcing building codes and zoning regulations, Code Enforcement Offices in Santa Clara County, California may issue county permits. These Santa Clara County permits can be required for land development, installing septic systems, demolition, repairs, and renovations. They may also be required to show that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be known as a certificate of zoning compliance. These Santa Clara County public records can also show if a building had a valid permit, and they can be used to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Code Enforcement Offices typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Cupertino Building Permits & Code Enforcement Cupertino CA 10300 Torre Avenue 95014 408-777-3228

Los Altos Code Enforcement Los Altos CA 1 North San Antonio Road 94022 650-947-2775

Milpitas City Code Enforcement Milpitas CA 455 East Calaveras Boulevard 95035 408-586-3075

Sunnyvale City Code Enforcement Sunnyvale CA 456 West Olive Avenue 94086 408-730-7610