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Lobbyist Filings

Santa Clara County Ordinance Code section A3-62(f) defines "Lobbying Activity" as influencing or attempting to influence a County Official with regard to a legislative or administrative action of the County.  A person (including any individual or entity) qualifying as a lobbyist under one or more of the three categories (Contract, In House or Expenditure Lobbyist), must register as a lobbyist with the County of Santa Clara Office of the Clerk of the Board.

You may file online or by mail:



 Lobbyist Registration, Annual and Quarterly Filing Schedule
​ 1st​​
Jan-Mar​ ​Apr 15
​ 2nd Apr-Jun​ Jul 15​
​ 3rd Jul-Sept​ Oct 15​
​ 4th ​Oct-Dec Jan 15​
​ Annual registration Renewal Fees  ​Jan/Annually ​Jan 15 with 4th Qtr report
​ Initial Registration  ​Jan-Jun ​No later than 10 days after qualifying
​ Initial Registration Prorated  ​Jul-Dec ​No later than 10 days after qualifying
 *4th quarter reports are due in conjunction with the of annual registration renewal.  

 For more information, please contact:

 Office of the Clerk - Board of Supervisors
 70 West Hedding Street
 10th Floor, East Wing
 San Jose, CA 95110
 ​Phone: 408-299-5001
 Fax: 408-938-4525​