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Published on: 5/4/2018 4:02 PM
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TO SAVE YOU THE TIME OF FILING A FORM WITH THE WRONG JURISDICTION, please verify that Santa Clara County has Jurisdiction of the property in question. If the property is not located within the unincorporated area of Santa Clara County, a link to each of the 16 cities is available on the Jurisdictions page as well.

You can also find relevant information, such as APN and unincorporated status on a given property using our Property Profile feature.

If you have a concern about a property in the Unincorporated area of Santa Clara County, or feel a code violation exists, you may report your concern via our Online Complaint Form.

(NOTE: All items with a red asterisk (*) must be filled out. Unfortunately, we do not take complaints without a valid contact person and phone number.)

 

However, it is best to directly contact the appropriate Office in the Department of Planning and Development that handles the type of issue you are reporting. This way they can use their expertise to ask informed questions for their area of responsibility and more productively investigate your concern.

 

FOR CONCERNS REGARDING:

​Business Trailers
​Junkyard Secondary Dwellings
Parking on Lawn Signs
Vehicles on Private Property


Contact Planning at: (408) 299-5770


FOR CONCERNS REGARDING:

Adding On Construction
​Building Converting
Mobile Homes Living in Garage or Shed


Contact Building Inspection at: (408) 299-5700

 

FOR CONCERNS REGARDING:

Digging Dumping
​Dirt Drainage
Grading
The Clean Water Program Issues:
​Dirty Water In the Creek


Contact Land Development Engineering for these issues at: (408) 299-5700


FOR CONCERNS REGARDING:

Fire/Combustible Hydrants Blocked/
Not Working
​Fire Sprinklers Road Blocked
​Hazardous Materials ​Unsafe Bridge


Contact Fire Marshal's Office for these issues at: (408) 299-5760

FOR CONCERNS REGARDING:

Grafitti Illegal
Dumping

Call our Hotline at: (408) 299-5770

 

For Weeds, Dead Vegetation or Brush: Report your concern to the Santa Clara County Agricultural Department's Weed Abatement Division

For Noise and After Hour Construction complaints: Report your concern to the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health: Consumer Protection Division at 408-918-3400.