The mission of the Department of Planning and Development is to protect the county's natural resources; to ensure quality and sustainable community development and affordable housing; and to protect the public health, safety and welfare of our constituents through the application and enforcement of the County of Santa Clara's Ordinance Code and land use policies.
Due to various training needs, the Department of Planning & Development will be CLOSED on Friday, September 13, 2019.
Due to mandatory off-site training, we will have limited staff available Monday, September 9th through Thursday, September 12th.
We will return to our normal business staffing levels and operating hours, of 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, on Monday, September 16, 2019.
Please make any necessary arrangements with staff, in advance.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Our new InSite is live.
Currently, it is available to make online inspection appointments, and also to report possible violations.
Future updates will be available for customers to be able to initiate request or apply for a permit online or on site; check the status of your project, submit digital documents, and make payments online or on site; get better customer service through smooth & efficient internal routing.
Looking for Property Information? Start Here
A reporting tool designed to provide useful information about a parcel's location, jurisdiction, General Plan designation, Zoning, and other data of interest. We Also have an Interactive Property Profile, which combines our traditional Property Profile app with an Interactive Map.